1. Sinfonia

From Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel fällt, BWV 18, Earlier version (Weimar)

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
g minor
Meter
6/4
Length
72 measures

About the text

  • Author: Erdmann Neumeister
  • Drawn from “Erdmann Neumeister’s third cycle of cantatas (1711), which had been written for the Eisenach court and set to music by Telemann” (Dürr 2005, 233).
  • Scripture readings for the day: 2 Corinthians 11:19–12:9; Luke 8:4–8:15

Instrumentation

  • Viola I
  • Viola II
  • Viola III
  • Viola IV
  • Fagotto
  • Violoncello
  • Continuo: Violone / Organo

Resources

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