Dem Gerechten muss das Licht, BWV 195 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Chorus: 'Dem Gerechten muss das Licht' (No.1)

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Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822–1892)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 13 (pp.1-70)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1864. Plate B.W. XIII (1).
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Editor Frederick Hudson (1913-1999)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie I. Kantaten
Band 33. Trauungskantaten (pp.171-244)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1958. Plate BA 5010.
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Chorus: 'Dem Gerechten muss das Licht' (No.1)

For 3 Violins, 2 Violas and 2 Cellos (Bartoli)

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For 3 Violins, Viola and 2 Cellos (Bartoli)

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Aria: 'Rühmet Gottes Güt und Treu' (No.3)

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General Information

Work Title Dem Gerechten muss das Licht
Alternative. Title Dem Gerechten muß das Licht immer wieder aufgehen ; Light is ever sown for the righteous
Name Translations Dem Gerechten muß das Licht; Dem Gerechten muß das Licht, BWV 195; Dem Gerechten muß das Licht, רי"ב 195
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 294323091; BNF: 13927662f
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 195 ; BC B 14a-c
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 91
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 parts (in 6 movements):
  • Prima Parte
1. Chorus: Dem Gerechten muss das Licht immer wieder aufgehen
2. Recitative (bass): Dem Freudenlicht gerechter Frommen
3. Aria (bass): Rühmet Gottes Güt und Treu
4. Recitative (soprano): Wohlan, so knüpfet denn ein Band
5. Chorus: Wir kommen, deine Heiligkeit
  • Secondo Parte
6. Chorale: Nun danket all und bringet Ehr
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1727-31 (lost, 1st Version)
1742 in Leipzig (incomplete, 2nd Version)
1748-49 in Leipzig (3rd Version)
First Performance. 1727-32? in Leipzig (1st Performance)
1742 ca. in Leipzig (2nd Performance)
1748-49 in Leipzig (3rd Performance)
First Publication. 1864 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Psalm XCVII: 11-12 (No.1)
Anonymous (Nos.2-5)
Paul Gerhardt (1607-1676) (No.6)
Language German
Dedication Wedding
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, bass, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB) (ripieno)
Orchestra: 2 flute traversos, 2 oboes, 2 oboes d'amore, 2 horns, 3 trumpets, timpani, strings, continuo
Primary Sources Bach Digital (BC B 14a, incomplete)
Bach Digital (BC B 14b)
Bach Digital (BC B 14c)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com

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