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Cantata No. 31: Das Himmel lacht, die Erde jubilieret, BWV 31

Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe

By Johann Sebastian Bach

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Choir and piano Soprano voice, Alto voice, Tenor voice, and Bass voice (Soli), SATB Choir, Piano
Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe. Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Wilhelm Rust. Arranged by Gustav Rosler. This edition: Paperback. Sacred Cantata, Original Works, Transcriptions, Choral. Baroque Period; Sacred/Hymns, German. Vocal Score. With Text Language: German. Composed 1715. Duration 21 minutes. Published by Serenissima (SA.Z5156).

Item Number: SA.Z5156

ISBN 9781932419122. 7.44 x 9.69 inches.

Composed for an Easter Sunday performance in 1715 during Bach's tenure as court composer at Weimar, this cantata has long been a favorite among the more than 250 he wrote. Unabridged electronically enhanced reprint of the vocal score first issued by C. F. Peters in ca. 1880.

  • 1. Sonata 
  • 2. Coro: Die Himmel lacht, die Erde jubilieret 
  • 3. Recitativo: Erwunschter Tag! Sei, Seele, wieder froh (Bass) 
  • 4. Aria: Furst des Lebens, starker Streiter (Bass) 
  • 5. Recitativo: So stehe denn, du Gott ergebne Seele (Tenor) 
  • 6. Aria: Adam muss in uns verwesen (Tenor) 
  • 7. Recitativo: Weil denn das Haupt sein Glied, naturlich nach sich zieht (Soprano) 
  • 8. Aria: Letzte Stunde, brich herein (Soprano) 
  • 9. Chorale: So fahr ich hin zu Jesu Christ 

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