Johann Sebastian Bach (16851750)

Praise ye to the Lord Almighty, the King of Creation BWV 137

Sample score

Cantata for the 12th Sunday after Trinity
Urtext Stuttgarter Bach-Ausgaben

for: 4 soloists (SATB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra, basso continuo

Choir score

Item no.233826
Author/ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
EditorUwe Wolf
Languagesgerman, english
Scope4 pages; 21 × 30 cm
Duration18 minutes
Year of origin1725
Release year1991
Publisher/ProducerCarus Verlag
Producer No.CV 31.137/05
ISBN9790007049034
ISMN9790007049034
2.40 €
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Minimum quantity: 20 copies
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (Germany )
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Description

Scoring: Soli SATB, Coro SATB, 2 Ob, 3 Tr, Timp, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Bach's chorale cantata "Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren” BWV 137, has long been, thanks to its popular chorale text, one of the most frequently-performed works by the Kantor of St. Thomas's.

Unlike the cantatas in the cycle of chorale cantatas, the text of the hymn is not only used in the opening and final chorales, but Bach uses it in all the movements. The new edition reflects the current state of research and presents this work in Carus's clear-to-read music setting.