Jesu, nun sei gepreiset

Sacred cantata for New Year
Johann Sebastian Bach, 1725
BWV 41

1.
Chorus
Jesu, nun sei gepreiset
SATB · 3 tr · timp · 3 ob · str · bc
SATB · 
tr · timp · 3 ob · str · bc
2.
Aria
S · 
ob · bc
3.
Recitative
A · 
bc
4.
Aria
Woferne du den edlen Frieden
T · vc picc · bc
T · 
vc picc · bc
5.
Recitative
SAT · B · 
bc
6.
Chorale
Dein ist allein die Ehre
SATB · 3 tr · timp · 3 ob · str · bc
SATB · 
tr · timp · 3 ob · str · bc

Instrumentation

  • Tromba I
  • Tromba II
  • Tromba III
  • Timpani
  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Oboe III
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Violoncello piccolo
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Organo

About the text

  • Author: Anonymous
  • “Based on the three-verse New Year hymn by Johannes Herman of 1593” (Dürr 2005, 149)
  • Text references: first verse of “New Year hymn by Johannes Herman of 1593” (Dürr 2005, 149) (verbatim)
  • Scripture readings for the day: Galatians 3:23–3:29; Luke 2.21

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