J.S. Bach
Complete Works


BWV 8

Title:Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben ?
Category:Cantatas
Subcategory:Church
Movements:Chorus: Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben?
Aria (tenor): Was willst du dich, mein Geist, entsetzen
Recitative (alto): Zwar fuhlt mein schwaches Herz Furcht
Aria (bass): Doch weichet, ihr tollen, vergeblichen Sorgen!
Recitative (soporano): Behalte nur, o Welt, das Meine!
Chorale: Herrscher uber Tor und Leben
Orchestration from
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis:
Soli: S, A, T, B. Chor: S, A, T, B. Instr.: Corno; Flauto trav.; Ob. d'amore I, II; Viol. I, II; Vla.; Cont.
Year:1724
Occasion:16th Sunday after Trinity
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German Text:click here (Walter F. Bischof 's Bach Cantatas web site).
English Text:click here (Z. Philip Ambrose's Texts of the Complete Vocal Works web site).
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