Herr Christ, der einge Gottessohn

Sacred cantata for Trinity XVIII
Johann Sebastian Bach, 1724
BWV 96

1.
Chorus
Herr Christ, der einge Gottessohn
SATB · cor / trb · picc fl / picc vln · 2 ob · str · bc
SATB · 
cor / trb · picc fl / picc vln · 2 ob · str · bc
2.
Recitative
A · 
bc
3.
Aria
T · 
fl · bc
4.
Recitative
S · 
bc
5.
Aria
Bald zur Rechten, bald zur Linken
B · 2 ob · str · bc
B · 
ob · str · bc
6.
Chorale
Ertöt uns durch dein Güte
SATB · str · cor · 2 ob · bc
SATB · 
str · cor · 2 ob · bc

Instrumentation

  • Corno / Trombone
  • Flauto piccolo / Violino piccolo
  • Flauto traverso
  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo

About the text

  • Author: Anonymous
  • “Based upon the five-verse hymn by Elisabeth Creutiziger (1524)” (Dürr 2005, 569).
  • Text references: first verse of the hymn by Elisabeth Creutiziger (1524) (verbatim)
  • Scripture readings for the day: 1 Corinthians 1:4–1:9; Matthew 22:34–22:46

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