Cantata No. 140 -- Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (SATB with STB Soli). Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Choir Sacred. SATB choir. Choral (Sacred); Choral Worship Cantata; Larger Works; Masterworks; Worship Resources. Kalmus Edition. Baroque; Masterwork; Sacred. Book. 64 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.K06054).
ISBN 0769244572. Baroque; Masterwork; Sacred.
The Lutheran chorale, "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme," is the basis for this famous Bach cantata from 1731. The text on which it is based is the parable of the ten virgins found in Matthew 25:1â€“13. Includes: 1 â€“ Chorus * 2 â€“ Recitative (Tenor) * 3 â€“ Duet * 4 â€“ Chorale * 5 â€“ Recitative (Bass) * 6 â€“ Duet * 7 â€“ Chorale.