Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland

Sacred cantata for Advent I
Johann Sebastian Bach, 1714
BWV 61

1.
Ouverture
Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland
SATB · str · bsn · bc
SATB · 
str · bsn · bc
2.
Recitative
T · 
bc
3.
Aria
T · 
str · bc
4.
Recitative
B · 
str · bc
5.
Aria
S · 
bc
6.
Chorale
Amen, Amen, komm du schöne Freudenkrone
SATB · str · bsn · bc
SATB · 
str · bsn · bc

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola I
  • Viola II
  • Violoncello / Fagotto
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Organo

About the text

  • Author: Erdmann Neumeister
  • Text references: first verse of Veni redemptor gentium, Martin Luther’s German translation of 1524 (Dürr 2005, 76) (verbatim)
  • Scripture readings for the day: Romans 13:11–13:14; Matthew 21:1–21:9

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