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Cantata BWV 70a
Wachet! betet! betet! wachet!


Ref.:

BWV 70a

German Title

Wachet! betet! betet! wachet!

English Title

Watch! Pray! Pray! Watch! (by Francis Browne)

Event

Cantata for the 2nd Sunday in Advent
Readings: Epistle: Romans 15: 4-13; Gospel: Luke 21: 25-36
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for Sundays in Advent

Composed

Weimar, 1716 | 1st performance: December 6, 1716 - Weimar

Text

Salomo Franck (Mvts. 1-5); Christian Keymann (Mvt. 6)

Text: German-1 | German-5 | German-6 | German-7
Translations: Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3 | English-10 | French | Hebrew | Italian | Japanese | Portuguese | Spanish
Chorale Text: Meinen Jesum laß' ich nicht

Scoring

Music lost

Autograph Score (Facsimile): D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 95 [Bach Digital]

References

BGA: - | NBA: - | BC: A 4 | Zwang: - | First Published: - | Provenance

Commentaries

English: BCW | Crouch
Role [French]

Music

-

Discussions

Week of November 24, 2002; Week of December 18, 2005; Week of October 14, 2012; Week of November 22, 2015


Contents:

Details of Cantata BWV 70a
Complete Recording of Cantata BWV 70
Recordings of Individual Movements from Cantata BWV 70

Discussions - Part 1 (1st round)
Discussions - Part 2 (2nd round)
Discussions - Part 3 (3rd round)
Discussions - Part 4 (4th round)

 

Recordings - Not Recorded

 

Prepared by Aryeh Oron (August 2003 - November 2015)

Cantata BWV 70: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements from
Cantata BWV 70a: Details
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4


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