J.S. Bach
Complete Works


BWV 172

Title:Erschallet, ihr Lieder, erklinget, ihr Saiten
Category:Cantatas
Subcategory:Church
Orchestration from
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis:
D-dur-Fassung: Soli: S, A, T, B. Chor: S, A, T, B. Instr.: Tromba I, II, III; Timpani; Flauto trav.; Ob. (auch Ob. d'amore); Viol. I, II; Vla. I, II; Fag.; Vcl. obl.; Cont. (+ Fag. u. Vcl.). C-dur-Fassung: Soli und Chor wie oben. Instr.: Tromba I, II, III; Timpani; Ob.; Viol. I, II; Vla. I, II; Fag.; Org. obl.; Cont. (+ Fag. u. Vcl.)
Year:1714
Occasion:Whitsunday
Author:possibly Saoomo Franck
Comment:Originally in C major, Bach transposed it to D major for a performance in Leipzig in 1724.
Christoph Wolff, notes to Cantatas, Volume 2, Ton Koopman, Erato
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