Cantata No.10: Meine Seel erhebt den Herren (BWV 10) Organ

Bach, Johann Sebastian

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J S Bach Cantata No.10: Meine Seel erhebt den Herren (BWV 10) Organ

Now my soul exalts the Lord BWV 10: Cantata for the Feast of Visitation B. V. M.

With his cantata Meine Seel erhebt den Herren which Bach composed for the Visitation of Mary (2 July), he created a Magnificat setting of a different kind: The German text source is a combination of biblical text and a free interpretation, the basis being the Marian hymn of praise from the Gospel according to Luke. The 9th psalm tone acts as the chorale melody and becomes a recurring musical theme.

With a small scoring of one trumpet (which if need be can be omitted), two oboes, strings and basso continuo along with four soloists and choir, Bach succeeds in writing a festive music of 20-25 minutes.

This performing edition is based on the Urtext of the New Bach Edition.

Study score (TP1010), vocal score (BA10010-90) and performance material (BA10010) available for sale

Baerenreiter Germany

Additional Information

Baroque Period
Mixed Voices