Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir, BWV 29 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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  • (Posted 2016-11-26)   CPDL #42071:  Network.png
Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2016-11-26).  Score information: A4, 35 pages, 1.46 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Scan of Kalmus reprint of vocal score by Bernhart Todt

Simphonia only

  • CPDL #06513:  IMSLP1.png
Editor: Martin Straeten (submitted 2004-01-16).   Score information: A4, 16 pages, 182 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Opening orchestral movement, full score and PMX/TEX files also available. Scroll down to Sinfonia (No.1).

General Information

Title: Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir, BWV 29
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
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Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredCantata for Installation of the Town Council

Language: German
Instruments: Orchestra: 2 oboes, 3 trumpets, timpani, organ (obbligato), strings, continuo

First published: 1855 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe 5

Description: First performed 27 August 1731. The opening chorus is parodied in the Gratias animus and Dona nobis of the Mass in B minor.

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