Though originally intended to celebrate the Feast of the Visitation, Cantata no. 147 may be performed on many other church occasions. This volume presents the Urtext of one of Bach's most popular and beloved cantatas. It is an essential starting point for scholars and performers interested in this exuberant cantata.
Detailed instrumentation: Soprano solo, Alto solo, Tenor solo, Bass solo, Mixed choir (SATB), 1. Oboe (1. Oboe da caccia, Oboe d´amore), 2. Oboe (2. Oboe da caccia), Bassoon, Trumpet, Violin (2), Viola, Basso continuo (Violoncello, Violone, Organ