Herr Gott, dich loben wir

Sacred cantata for New Year
Johann Sebastian Bach, 1726
BWV 16

1.
Chorus
Herr Gott, dich loben wir
SATB · cor da c · 2 ob · str · bc
SATB · 
cor da c · 2 ob · str · bc
2.
Recitative
So stimmen wir
B · bc
B · 
bc
3.
Chorus
Laßt uns jauchzen, lasst uns freuen
SATB · cor da c · 2 ob · str · bc
SATB · 
cor da c · 2 ob · str · bc
4.
Recitative
Ach treuer Hort
A · bc
A · 
bc
5.
Aria
Geliebter Jesu, du allein
T · ob da c / violetta · bc
T · 
ob da c / violetta · bc
6.
Chorale
All solch dein Güt wir preisen
SATB · str · cor da c · 2 ob · bc
SATB · 
str · cor da c · 2 ob · bc

Instrumentation

  • Corno da caccia
  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Oboe da caccia
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola / Violetta
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Organo

About the text

  • Author: Georg Christian Lehms
  • Draws from Martin Luther’s German Te Deum and Paul Eber’s 1580 Helft mir Gotts Güte preisen (Dürr 2005, 153).
  • Scripture readings for the day: Galatians 3:23–3:29; Luke 2:21

Resources

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