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Motet BWV Anh 160
Jauchzet dem Herrn, alle Welt
Original German Text

Event: Motet for 2 choirs, possibly for the 1st Day of Christmas or for New Yearís Day
1st performance: not before December 30, 1725 (Mvt. 1); not before 1723 (Mvt 2)
Text: Psalm 100: 1,2 (Mvt. 1); based upon verse 5 of the chorale Nun lob, mein' Seel', den Herren by Johann Gramann (Poliander) (1550) (Mvt. 2); Revelations 7:12 (Mvt. 3)
Composer: J.S. Bach (Mvts. 1, 2); Georg Philipp Telemann (Mvt. 3)

 

Original German Text

   

1

Section I [S, A, T, B / S, A, T, B]

   
 

Jauchzet, jauchzet dem Herrn, alle Welt,
dienet dem Herrn mit Freuden!

   
 

Section II [S, A, T, B / S, A, T, B]

   
 

Kommet vor sein Angesicht mit Frolocken, Alleluja.

   
       

2

Choral [S, A, T, B / S, A, T, B]

   
       
 

[based on BWV 28/2]

   
 

Sei Lob und Presi mit Ehren,
Gott Vater, Sohn und Heilgem Geist
der woll in uns vermehren
was er aus Gnaden uns verheißt,
daß wir ihm fest vertrauen
gänzlich verlassín auf ihn,
von Herzen auf ihn bauen,
daß unsír Herz, Mut und Sinn
ihm tröstlich sollín anhangen
drauf singen wir zur Stund:
Amen, wir werdíns erlangen
glaubín wir aus Herzensgrund.

   
       

3

Schluß-Chor [S, A, T, B / S, A, T, B]

   
       
 

[taken from G.P. Telemann's cantata for the 1st Day of Christmas: Lobt Gott, ihr Christen allzugleich/Herr Gott, dich loben wir, TVWV 1:1066]

   
 

Amen.
Lob und Ehre und Weisheit und Dank und Preis und Kraft und Stärcke,
sei unserm Gott von Ewigkeit zu Ewigkeit. Amen.

   

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Contributed by Thomas Braatz (July 2005)

Motet BWV Anh 160: German-5 | Translations: English-3 | English-5

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