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Chorale Melodies: Sorted by Title | 371 4-Part Chorales sorted by Breitkopf Number | Explanation

Chorale Melodies used in Bach's Vocal Works
Gib dich zufrieden und sei stille

Melody & Text | Use of the CM by Bach | Use of the CM by other composers

 

Melody & Text: Zahn: 7415 | EKG:

Text: Gib dich zufrieden und sei stille

Author: Paul Gerhardt (1666)

 

Melody:

Composer: Jakob Hintze (1670)

 

Use of the Chorale Melody by Bach:

Text: Gib dich zufrieden und sei stille | EKG:
Author: Paul Gerhardt (1666)

Ver

Work

Mvt.

Year

Br

RE

KE

Di

BC

Score

Music Examples

-

BWV 315

-

?

271

271

111

 

F70.1

PDF

Chorale (MG) [midi]

1-15

BWV 460

All

1736

-

-

-

-

F263

   
 

BWV 510

 

1725

       

-

   
 

BWV 511

 

1725

       

F214a

   
 

BWV 512

 

1725

       

F214b

   

BWV 460: From the Schemelli Gesangbuch (No. 647), Leipzig, 1736; NBA No. 45.
The melody is not by J. S. Bach and there is very little evidence that Bach had anything at all to do with the figured bass line.
BWV 510: doubtful.

 

Use of the Chorale Melody by other composers:

Albert Becker (1834-1899):
Gib dich zufrieden und sei stille, for chorus, Op. 55/2

Karl Kühn (1851-1930):
Gib dich zufrieden und sei stille, choral prelude for organ

 

Sources: NBA, vols. III/2.1 & 2.2 in particular [Bärenreiter, 1954 to present] and the BWV ("Bach Werke Verzeichnis") [Breitkopf & Härtel, 1998]
The PDF files of the Chorales were contributed by Margaret Greentree J.S. Bach Chorales
Software: Capella Professional 2008, Version 6.0.
Prepared by Thomas Braatz & Aryeh Oron (March 2008)

Chorales BWV 250-438
Recordings | General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Chorales in Bach's Vocal Works: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Hidden Chorale Melody Allusions | Passion Chorale
Individual Recordings:
Hilliard - Morimur | Chorales - Matt | Chorales - Rilling | Preludi ai Corali - Quartetto Italiani di Viola Da Gamba
References:
Chorales BWV 250-300 | Chorales BWV 301-350 | Chorales BWV 351-400 | Chorales BWV 401-438
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The Origin of the Texts of the Chorales [Schweitzer] | The Origin of the Melodies of the Chorales [Schweitzer] | The Chorale in the Church Service [Schweitzer] | Choral / Chorale [Terry] | The History of the Breitkopf Collection of J. S. Bach’s Four-Part Chorales [Braatz] | Chorale Melody Allusions in Bach's Vocal Works [Braatz]
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