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Cantata BWV 109
Ich glaube, lieber Herr, hilf meinem Unglauben!
Examples from the Score

Mvt. 1

As in many other cantata movements of this type, the 1st mvt. instrumental motif undergoes, throughout the course of this movement, a number of transformations/changes without losing its general shape. Particular attention should be given to the varying interval leap upwards in each of the following examples. There is a great likelihood that some symbolic, text interpretative significance can to attached to at least some of these. List members are invited to speculate on what these symbolic connections might be.

 

All snippets from NBA I/25
Contributed by Thomas Braatz (November 23, 2005)

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