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Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme. Johann Sebastian Bach. orchestra. 2 oboes, English horn,. bassoon. strings. violins I. solo violin o piccolo in 3rd movement. , violins II, violas , basso continuo. violoncello , double bass, harpsichord. organ. Sacred , Cantata , Hymn , Chorale Meter. 898. 898. 664. 448. Language. German. SATB and STB soli.

Translation

Awake, the voice is calling us. Johann Sebastian Bach. orchestra. 2 oboes, English horn,. bassoon. strings. violins I. solo violin o piccolo in 3rd movement. , violins II, violas , basso continuo. violoncello , double bass, harpsichord. organ. Sacred , Cantata , Hymn , Chorale Meter. 898. 898. 664. 448. Language. German. SATB and STB soli.

Original

Liturgical use, for the 27th Sunday after Trinity, also often used in Advent. This cantata. choral setting of the hymn Wachet aur, ruft uns die Stimme by Johann Sebastian Bach is especially famous. The first stanza is set in the opening movement in an elaborate choir-orchestra setting. The second stanza appears in the 4th movement as a trio for unison tenors and strings. This part became particularly well known because Bach himself arranged this trio for organ and published it in his six Schübler Chorales. Although many people associate this trio with the text Wachet auf , Bach's original music was written with the second stanza Zion hört die Wächter singen. Zion hears the watchmen singing. in mind. The final. third. stanza is a typical Bach-harmonization for SATB choir and forms the final movement of the cantata. Text and translations. Original text and translations may be found at.

Translation

Liturgical use, for the 27th Sunday after Trinity, also often used in Advent. This cantata. choral setting of the hymn Wachet aur, ruft uns die Stimme by Johann Sebastian Bach is especially famous. The first stanza is set in the opening movement in an elaborate choir-orchestra setting. The second stanza appears in the 4th movement as a trio for unison tenors and strings. This part became particularly well known because Bach himself arranged this trio for organ and published it in his six Schübler Chorales. Although many people associate this trio with the text Wachet auf , Bach's original music was written with the second stanza Zion hört die Wächter singen. Zion hears the watchmen singing. in mind. The final. third. stanza is a typical Bach-harmonization for SATB choir and forms the final movement of the cantata. Text and translations. Original text and translations may be found at.