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Steigt freudig in die Luft, BWV 36a, is a sacred cantata composed by Johann Sebastian Bach.

It was composed in aaaaaa in aaaaaa for the aaaaaa Sunday after Trinity, which fell that year on aaaaaa, date of the work's premiere.

The prescribed readings for the day are aaaaaa and aaaaaa. The texts are of mixed authorship[1], with ???? responsible for movements ????, ???? for the final chorale, and ????[2].

The chorale theme aaaaaa (Zahn aaaaaa) is of unknown authorship, but it was used by ????.

Scoring and structure[edit]

The piece is scored for corno, oboes I/II/III, flauti traversi, timpani, oboes d'amore, trombe, tromba da tirarsi, tromboni, fagotto, violins I/II, viola, and basso continuo, along with four vocal soloists (soprano, altus, tenor, bass) and four-part choir. It is in aaaaaa movements:



  1. (Coro): "aaaaaa" for aaaaaa, aaaaaa, aaaaaa, and continuo.
  2. Coro: "aaaaaa" for aaaaaa and orchestral tutti.
  3. Aria: "aaaaaa" for aaaaaa, aaaaaa, aaaaaa, and continuo.
  4. Recitativo: "aaaaaa" for aaaaaa, aaaaaa, aaaaaa, and continuo.
  5. Arioso: "aaaaaa" for aaaaaa, aaaaaa, aaaaaa, and continuo.


  1. (Coro): "aaaaaa" for aaaaaa, aaaaaa, aaaaaa, and continuo.
  2. Coro: "aaaaaa" for aaaaaa, aaaaaa, aaaaaa, and continuo.
  3. Aria: "aaaaaa" for aaaaaa, aaaaaa, aaaaaa, and continuo.
  4. Recitativo: "aaaaaa" for aaaaaa, aaaaaa, aaaaaa, and continuo.
  5. Chorale: "aaaaaa" for aaaaaa, aaaaaa, aaaaaa, and continuo.
  6. Arioso: "aaaaaa" for aaaaaa, aaaaaa, aaaaaa, and continuo.


Text[edit]



Recordings[edit]

  • Bach Cantatas Vol. ????:


References[edit]

  1. ^ Christoph Wolff (Eds.): Die Welt der Bach-Kantaten, Metzler/Bärenreiter, Stuttgart und Kassel, 3 Bände Sonderausgabe 2006 ISBN 3-476-02127-0
  2. ^ C. S. Terry and D. Litti, Bach's Cantata Libretti, Journal of the Royal Musical Association 1917 44(1):71-125; doi:10.1093/jrma/44.1.71


Sources[edit]

  • Craig Smith, Programme notes - BWV aaaaaa, Emmanuel Music.
  • Walter F. Bischof, Text and orchestration for BWV aaaaaa, Bach Cantatas, University of Alberta.
  • Alfred Dürr: Johann Sebastian Bach: Die Kantaten. Bärenreiter, Kassel 1999, ISBN 3-7618-1476-3
  • Alfred Dürr: The Cantatas of J.S. Bach, Oxford University Press, 2006. ISBN 0-19-929776-2
  • Werner Neumann: Handbuch der Kantaten J.S.Bachs, 1947, 5th Ed. 1984, ISBN 3-7651-0054-4
  • Hans-Joachim Schulze: Die Bach-Kantaten: Einführungen zu sämtlichen Kantaten Johann Sebastian Bachs. Leipzig: Evangelische Verlags-Anstalt; Stuttgart: Carus-Verlag 2006 (Edition Bach-Archiv Leipzig) ISBN 3-374-02390-8 (Evang. Verl.-Anst.), ISBN 3-89948-073-2 (Carus-Verl.)
  • Christoph Wolff/Ton Koopman (Eds.): Die Welt der Bach-Kantaten, Metzler/Bärenreiter, Stuttgart und Kassel, 3 Bände Sonderausgabe 2006 ISBN 3-476-02127-0
  • Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini. Studi sui testi delle Cantate sacre di J. S. Bach. Università di Padova, pubblicazioni della Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, vol. XXXI, Padova & Kassel, 1956, xv-291.
  • Geoffrey Turner. Singing The Word: The Cantatas of J S Bach. New Blackfriars, volume 87, issue 1008, pages 144-154.
  • J. C. J. Day. The texts of Bach's Church cantatas: some observations. German Life and Letters, volume 13 (1960), num. 2, pages 137-144.
  • Harald Streck. Die Verskunst in den poetischen Texten zu den Kantaten J. S. Bachs. Dissertation: Universität Hamburg 1971, 214 pages.


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