Cantata No. 140: Wachet Auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140 (Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe). Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Wilhelm Rust. Arranged by Ebenezer Prout. Choir and piano. For Soprano voice, Tenor voice, and Bass voice (Soli), SATB Choir, Piano. This edition: Paperback. Sacred Cantata, Original Works, Transcriptions, Choral. Baroque Period; Sacred/Hymns, German. Large Vocal Score. Text Language: German, English. Composed 1731. 64 pages. Duration 35 minutes. Published by Serenissima (SA.Z2530).
ISBN 9781932419139. With Text Language: German, English. Baroque Period; Sacred/Hymns, German. 8.27 x 11.69 inches.
This is an unabridged digitally enhanced reprint of the vocal score originally issued ca. 1925 by G. Schirmer in New York, with an English translation by Henry S. Drinker. The Cantata 140 "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme" is one of Bach's most widely performed choral works. It was premiered in Leipzig at the Thomaskirche on November 25, 1731 under the composer's direction.