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Johann Christoph Bach
Motet Merk auf, mein Herz und sieh dorthin, BWV Anh 163

Ref.

BWV Anh. 163

German Title

Merk auf, mein Herz und sieh dorthin

English Title

Behold, my heart, look over there

French Title

 

Spanish Title

 

Event

Motet for unknown occasion

Composed

Composed by Johann Christoph Bach (Bach 'di Eisenach'), before 1704
Performed by J.S. Bach in Leipzig c1743-50 ?

Text

6 strophes from Martin Luther's Christmas song 'Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her'

German-5 | Translations: English-3

Scoring

Choir I: S, A, T, B, Choir II: S, A, T, B
Orchestra: Continuo

Score

References

BGA: | NBA: III/3 | BC: C7 | First Published:

Commentary

 

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Comments

J. Christoph Bach zugeschrieben durch P. Wollny, s. Vorwort zur Erstausgabe der Motette in den "Stuttgarter Bach-Ausgaben", Serie A, 2. Gruppe, Stuttgart 1993

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1

The Apocryphal Bach Motets [V-2]

J. Christoph Bach: Motet Merk auf, mein Herz und sieh dorthin, BWV Anh 163 [13:39]

Wolfgang Helbich

Alsfelder Vokalensemble

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CPO 999235

Mar 25-28, 1993

CD / TT: 55:27

Recorded at Ev Pfarrkirch Brotterode, Germany.
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2

J.S. Bach: Die Motetten (The Motets and Related Works) [C-1]

 

J. Christoph Bach: Motet Merk auf, mein Herz und sieh dorthin, BWV Anh 163 [12:09]

Jörg Straube

Norddeutscher Figuralchor / Baroque Brass of London, Bach Orchestra-Hannover

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Thorofon 2481/2

2003

2-CD / TT: 131:56

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2008)

Johann Christoph Bach: Short Biography | Motet Ich lasse dich nicht, BWV Anh 159 | Motet Merk auf, mein Herz und sieh dorthin, BWV Anh 163 | Motet Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirb

Recordings & Discussions of Other Vocal Works: Main Page | Motets BWV 225-231 | Mass in B minor BWV 232 | Missae Breves & Sanctus BWV 233-242 | Magnificat BWV 243 | Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 | Johannes-Passion BWV 245 | Lukas-Passion BWV 246 | Markus-Passion BWV 247 | Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 | Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 | Chorales BWV 250-438 | Geistliche Lieder BWV 439-507 | AMN BWV 508-523 | Quodlibet BWV 524 | Aria BWV 1127

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