Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ

Sacred cantata for Christmas
Johann Sebastian Bach, 1724
BWV 91

1.
Chorale
Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ
SATB · 2 cor · timp · 3 ob · str · bc
SATB · 
cor · timp · 3 ob · str · bc
2.
Recitative + Chorale
S · 
bc
3.
Aria
T · 
ob · bc
4.
Recitative
O Christenheit! Wohlan
B · str · bc
B · 
str · bc
5.
Duet
SA · 
vln · bc
6.
Chorale
Das hat er alles uns getan
SATB · 2 cor · tam · str · 3 ob · bc
SATB · 
cor · tam · str · 3 ob · bc

Appendix

5.
Duet
SA · 
vln · bc
6.
Chorale
Das hat er alles uns getan
SATB · 2 cor · tam · str · 3 ob · bc
SATB · 
cor · tam · str · 3 ob · bc

Instrumentation

  • Corno I
  • Corno II
  • Timpani
  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Oboe III
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Fagotto + Organo

About the text

  • Author: Unknown
  • Possibly “based on a libretto by the Halle pastor Johann Michael Heineccius” (Dürr 2005, 93)
  • Scripture readings for the day: Titus 2:11–2:14; Luke 2:1–2:14

Resources

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