Solo soprano voice/solo tenor voice/solo bass voice/SATB choir/piano
Cantata for soloists, choir and orchestra. Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Andreas Glockner. Arranged by Andreas Kohs. This edition: urtext edition. Stapled. Urtext of the New Bach Edition - Revised Edition. Piano reduction. BWV 143. 23 pages. Published by Baerenreiter Verlag (BA.BA10143-90).
Item Number: BA.BA10143-90
ISBN 9790006542413. 27 x 19 cm inches. Language: German/English, Text Language: German/English. Preface: Andreas Glockner.
Little is known about the genesis of "Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele" BWV 143.
A transcription from the 19th century was for a long time considered the only source; the musical text of the "New Bach Edition" was based on this material. Recently however a copy of the score from 1762 has become available. It offers a more reliable musical text, rendering a complete revision of the cantata necessary.
On the basis of this new source, the work is presented here as part of the "New Bach Edition - Revised" in what is presumably its original form in C major with three trumpets. This orchestration is more typical of Bach's writing than the version for three horns in the surviving B-flat major version.
- Revised Urtext edition of the Weimar Cantata
- Based on the "New Bach Edition - Revised"
Idiomatic piano reduction.