Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750

Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild (BWV 79). Faksimile nach dem Partiturautograph der Deutschen Staatsbibliothek Berlin mit einem Kommentar von Hans-Joachim Schulze

[Cantata 79]

Bach, Cantata BWV 79
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Leipzig, 1988. 23 x 37 cm, v. 28 pp.
Halftone of the autograph in its original loose bifolio format. Scored for solo SAB, SATB chorus, flutes, oboes, horns, timpani, strings & continuo. The beginning chorale and aria of this cantata served as the model for the Gloria chorale and duet “Domine Deus” of the Mass in G major (BWV 236); the aria “Gott ist unser Sonn’ und Schild” appears again as “Quoniam tu solus” in the Mass in A major (BWV 234). Introduction in Ger. Portfolio in blue linen. $68.  (view other Bach facsimiles)

Bach, Cantata BWV 79, cover
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