Imprisonment, torture, anguish and pain it never desists from its rage. will go on throughout eternity. | Evangelisches Gesangbuch 1995 Die fänget stets vom neuen an. | Part 3 Ist doch kein Schluß vorhanden. o sword that pierces through my soul, have been cruelly tortured by the devils, Nothing can be found far and wide O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort Text and Translation of Chorale: EKG: 324 Author: Johann Rist (1642) Chorale Melody: Wach auf, mein Geist, erhebe dich (1642) / O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort (1653) | Composer: Johann Schop / Johann Crüger Vocal Works by J.S. Mein ganz erschrocken Herz erbebt, dass mir die Zung am Gaumen klebt. Hernachmals in des Teufels Höhl | Part 6 Die können ja nicht ewig sein. Ah God, how righteous you are, so that my tongue clings to my gums. When composing the cantata “O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort” (Eternity, thou thunderous word) BWV 60, Bach was faced with a particularly interesting challenge. and regally decorated, So manches Jahr, als an der Zahl Ach Gott, wie bist du so gerecht, and sighs for the dear day. Nun aber, wenn du die Gefahr (Lord, I await your salvation). [2] Three different sections are developed in a similar way: Fear begins, "Mein letztes Lager will mich schrecken" (My final bier terrifies me),[1] Hope answers, "Mich wird des Heilands Hand bedecken" (My Savior's hand will cover me),[1] both argue, and Hope has the last word. | The Origin of the Melodies of the Chorales [A. Schweitzer] Wird solche Marter währen. [2][3] A year later, Bach composed a chorale cantata on the complete chorale, O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, BWV 20, for the first Sunday after Trinity as part of his chorale cantata cycle, while BWV 60 is part of his first cantata cycle. Then let the lust of this world, Motets & Chorales for Events in the LCY / Chorales by Theme mad with sin, blind in heart, | Wagner Hymnal 1697 Only eternity has no end, | Part 4 Wach auf, o Mensch, vom Sündenschlaf, Translation of 'BWV 20 Kantate „O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort“: 7 Chorale „Solang ein Gott im Himmel lebt“' by Johann Sebastian Bach from German to Neapolitan Der dieses Werk aussprechen kann? For the 1724 chorale cantata with the same title, see, "Es ist genug" by J.S. in the future to put your poor soul | Other Vocal BWV 225-249 rouse yourself, lost sheep, After 1800, they belonged to Count Voss-Buch. Ganz grausamlich gemartert bist, O Schwert, das durch die Seele bohrt, Ja, wie mein Heiland selber spricht: Recitativo (tenor): Kein Unglück ist in aller Welt zu finden 3. In O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, he assigned Fear to the alto and Hope to the tenor, and has them sing three movements in dialogue. Ich weiß vor großer Traurigkeit Vieleicht ist heut der letzte Tag, he leads a miserable life. Number of voices: 3vv Voicing: ATB soli (SATB for chorale) [13] He writes:.mw-parser-output .templatequote{overflow:hidden;margin:1em 0;padding:0 40px}.mw-parser-output .templatequote .templatequotecite{line-height:1.5em;text-align:left;padding-left:1.6em;margin-top:0}, ... Bach's setting itself, whose harmonization and loosening-up into polyphony allows the text to become, as it were, transparent—something that not even Bach always achieved. therefore when I consider this long night Stream ad … [2] John Eliot Gardiner connects the tremolo to Monteverdi's agitated style (stile concitato). Die Zeit, so niemand zählen kann, Articles: The Origin of the Texts of the Chorales [A. Schweitzer] Vor allen Dingen hab in acht / for / 4 voices / 2 oboes d'amore. in the burning slough of sorrows! Lord Jesus, into your tent of joy. / Dialogue Between Fear and Hope / Fear. Der Höllen Pein Und dies ihr unbegreiflichs Leid For the sake of this do you want He began with O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort and went on to compose forty chorale cantatas in that cycle until Palm Sunday of 1725. Auf kurze Sünden dieser Welt Dafür wilt du dein arme Seel O du verfluchtes Menschenkind, Im heißen Pfuhl der Schmerzen! [8][15], Alban Berg used Bach's chorale setting in his Violin Concerto. had me shut away up to the end? [12] Dürr notes: "The fascination of these ariosos lies in their memorable and eloquent melodic line which presents the text in heightened speech. Mein ganz erschrocknes Herz erbebt, For the brief sins of this world [4] A repeat performance of the earlier cantata took place sometime after 1735, by a continuo part from that time. They were acquired by the Texts: Viel hundert tausend, tausend Jahr to such an extent that for the whole night ... O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort (BWV 20) O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort (BWV 20) 0.00. Cantata No. [2] During Bach's tenure, the same two readings were prescribed for the Sunday every year: the epistle reading, Colossians 1:9–14, was a prayer from the Epistle to the Colossians for the congregation there, and the Gospel reading was the raising of Jairus' daughter as told in the Gospel of Matthew (Matthew 9:18–26). Liegt einer krank und ruhet gleich Analytical Commentary This rather complex sounding tonic expansion nonetheless begins and ends on the tonic chord. In O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, he assigned Fear to the alto and Hope to the tenor, and has them sing three movements in dialogue. So wäre doch der Pein zuletzt English Translation by Francis Browne (December 2003) Recit. The opening movement is a chorale fantasia containing a stanza from Johann Rist's "O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort" and a biblical quotation from the Book of Genesis. O you accursed child of mankind Johann Sebastian Bach composed the church cantata O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort (O eternity, you word of thunder), BWV 20, in Leipzig for the first Sunday after Trinity and first performed it on 11 June 1724. (CA.3106003). Und seufzet nach dem lieben Tag. Er zählet alle Glockenschlag for a hundred thousand thousand years Solang ein Gott im Himmel lebt O Ewigkeit, du DonnerWort. o beginning that has no end! ATB vocal soli, SATB choir, 2 oboe d'amore, [horn], 2 violins, viola, basso continuo sheet music book by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Carus Verlag at Sheet Music Plus. for which you will weep in the midst of devils. | Part 8 then finally the pain would have Title: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, BWV 60 (a title shared with Cantata 20) Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach. O Schwert, das durch die Seele bohrt, [8] The two oboes play a "lamenting" duet. | 371 4-Part Chorales sorted by Breitkopf Number Contributed by Francis Browne (December 2003), Chorales BWV 250-438: Hell’s pain But now, if you have suffered Abbreviations used for the Chorales Zusamt des Teufels Wüten! | Passion Chorale Was wär es, wenn gleich ein Tyrann, | Chorale Texts cannot exist eternally. [2] From the second Stollen of the chorale, the tenor as Hope responds with Jacob's words, "Herr, ich warte auf dein Heil." O Ewigkeit, Zeit ohne Zeit, There are five movements. [3][7] Two biblical quotations are juxtaposed in the first and fourth movements. Königliche Bibliothek zu Berlin (Royal Library in Berlin), probably in 1851. Es wird sich der Verdammten Schar The first four movements are duets. Bach wrote the cantata for the 24th Sunday after Trinity in his first year as Thomaskantor and music director of Leipzig's main churches. [4][10] The chorale, the first stanza of Rist's hymn "O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort" (O eternity, you word of thunder),[1] is sung by the alto (Fear), reinforced by the horn. ),[1] while Hope confirms "Mein Beistand ist schon da" (My Protector is already there). Die Marter bleibet immerdar, [4] The duration of the work has been stated as 20 minutes.[2]. My heart completely terrified shudders Und mit der Zeit sich enden; | Part 2 Chorale Texts: Sorted by Title Recitativo (bass): Gesetzt, es dau'rte der Verdammten Qual 5. O schwerer Gang zum letzten Kampf und Streite! I journey to heaven's house, I go there securely in peace, my great suffering remains behind. | Part 3 it forces sighs and laments Mich endlich ließ vermauren? | Part 3 Log in to edit; Open edits; Editing history; Last updated on 2014-06-24 19:02 UTC. no longer rule over you! / á / 4 Voci. Drüm, wenn ich diese lange Nacht Sie nimmt an Klag und Seufzen zu [4][3] The cantata was published in the New Bach Edition in 1968, edited by Alfred Dürr. Die falsche Welt und böse Zeit O Eternity, you Word of Thunder. Ihr recht bestimmtes Ziel gesetzt. Als manches Laub das Erdreich trägt, O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort forms the musical ending to the second Notenbüchlein. | Part 5 [13] The melody begins with an unusual sequence of four notes progressing by steps of major seconds (whole tones), together spanning the interval of a tritone, also called "diabolus in musica". Ohn Ende dich betrüben? "O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort," verse 1: Johann Rist 1642 and … and end in time. Sie kann sich nicht vermindern. [2], Bach led the first performance of the cantata with the Thomanerchor on 7 November 1723. The crowd of the damned that is greater than a thousand hangmen Original source: Cantata, O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, BWV 20 (bach–digital page) Chorale Text: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort (verse 11, 16), by Johann Rist (1642) Tune: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, by Johann Crüger (1653), an adaptation of Johann Schop’s … Hie Menschen sich ernähren, All this is scarcely worth mentioning, | Chorales - N. Matt [4] A horn, to support the chorale melodies, was requested only later under the word Viola, possibly in the 19th century. The time, that no one can count, as it was arranged in the beginning, afflict you without end? 12: Tooting / Winchester, International Music Score Library Project, J. S. Bach: Texts of the Complete Vocal Works with English Translation and Commentary by Z. Philip Ambrose (University of Vermont), Chapter 26 BWV 60 O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort / Oh, eternity, word of thunder, The Cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach: A listener and student guide by Julian Mincham, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=O_Ewigkeit,_du_Donnerwort,_BWV_60&oldid=995113573, Pages using infobox musical composition with unknown parameters, Articles with International Music Score Library Project links, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz work identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat-VIAF identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 19 December 2020, at 08:31. The orchestral accompaniment is assigned to a Baroque instrumental ensemble of horn, two oboes d'amore, strings and continuo. (O difficult way to the final battle and struggle! Wer weiß noch, wie man sterben mag? The torture remains forever Und merk auf dies, o Menschenkind: MIDI files of the Chorales: Cantatas BWV 1-197 Aria (tenor): Ewigkeit, du machst mir bange 4. | Chorales BWV 351-400 it cannot last for long. | Choral / Chorale [C.S. Ja schöner Tausch, ja wohl gewagt, For these pains will end In movement 4, Fear is answered instead by the bass, the vox Christi (voice of Christ), with "Selig sind die Toten". It is a work without rest, Ach ach, soll denn der Höllen Pein, Ach, was ist das! Chorale Melody: Wach auf, mein Geist, erhebe dich (1642) / O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort (1653) | Composer: Johann Schop / Johann Crüger, This text was used by Bach to begin his ambitious cycle of chorale cantatas on 11th June 1724. Check out O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, BWV 20: Part II: Chorale: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort (Chorus) by Siri Karoline Thornhill on Amazon Music. Das endlich mit der Zeit nicht fällt My Jesus comes; good night now, o world! | Cantatas BWV 1-50 Part 1 Wo lebt ein so beredter Mann, | Part 7 Historically, the form developed, obviously, in France, and was meant to serve as the entry of a king. Daß mir die Zung am Gaumen klebt, O eternity, you word of thunder, The instrument parts are included in the dialogue: the solo violin (with Hope) plays scales while the oboes d'amore and the continuo (with Fear) play dotted rhythms. It is written in the style of a French overture: fast-slow-fast. / 2 Hautb: d’Amour. O Sünder, deine Missetat Der funfzig Jahr kaum leben kann, A Serious Consideration of Endless Eternity, O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, that finally does not cease with time Here gather round the wise men At Jesus' manger now, And seek him … Translation of J.S. there is still no end at hand. I do not know where I should turn. | Other Vocal Works BWV 225-248 Denn wird sich enden diese Pein, and this inconceivable suffering of theirs Bach: O Ewigkeit, du machst mir bang, Aria (alto, tenor): Mein letztes Lager will mich schrecken Recitativo (alto, bass): Der Tod bleibt doch der menschlichen Natur verhaßt Chorale: Es ist genung Year/Date of Composition Y/D of Comp. O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, BWV 397 Bach, Johann Sebastian O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, BWV 397. Individual Recordings: Hilliard - Morimur Terry] [2], The third, central duet is dramatic and therefore not in da capo form but closer to a motet, unified by the instrumental ritornellos. Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian Date of Composition 1700-1750 Number of voices 4 Genre Chorale Instrument Voice SATB Collections Yale Collection. The cantata was first published in 1863 as part of the first complete edition of Bach's works, the Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe. Ah, ah shall the pain of hell If someone lies sick and rests The second and third movements are respectively a recitative and an aria. | The History of the Breitkopf Collection of J. S. Bach’s Four-Part Chorales [T. Braatz] Wake up, o man, from the sleep of sin, [4], The parts are now held by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Preußischer Kulturbesitz, shelf number Mus. experiences neither comfort nor a way out. Ach, nimm dies wohl zu Herzen Facing great sorrow I do not know Da mehr denn tausend Henker sein, Product Information Chorale composed by Johann Sebastian Bach - Digital Sheet Music BWV 513 "O Ewigkeit, Du Donnerwort!" Wenn Gott nicht mehr wird ewig sein. | Links to other Sites about the Chorales, Texts & English Translations of Chorales: Sorted by Title, Terms of Use time is brief, death swift. Was acht ich Wasser, Feur und Schwert "[2], The closing chorale is "Es ist genug" (It is enough). Author: Johann Rist (1642) Indeed, as my saviour himself says: Find composition details, parts / movement information and albums that contain performances of O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, chorale… on AllMusic Nimm du mich, wenn es dir gefällt, Angst, Hu, Schrecken, Feur und Blitz Die vorerwähnte lange Nacht! Ah, what is that? you have appointed so long a pain. Auch so, daß er die ganze Nacht External links. Hie gilt fürwahr kein Scherzen! forever amidst fire and brimstone Recht fürstlich ist gezieret, Add to wish list At a Glance (B) What there Isaiah did once foretell, That is in Bethlehem fulfilled. It was first performed in Leipzig on 7 November 1723, and is part of Bach's first cantata cycle. References: Chorales BWV 250-300 AllMusic; en: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, BWV 20; Score at IMSLP; Wikidata: Q288212; Editing. The unknown librettist of, German Text (verses in bold print set by Bach). who can scarcely live for fifty years- Wie strafest du die bösen Knecht | Chorales BWV 401-438 and soon make better your life! [2], The last duet is no longer between Fear and Hope. | Chorale Melodies: Sorted by Title O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort (O eternity, you word of thunder),[1] BWV 60, is a church cantata for the 24th Sunday after Trinity composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. Die Ewigkeit nur hat kein Ziel, Gefängnis, Marter, Angst und Pein I am terrified from the bottom of my heart. Das bei den Teufeln wird beklagt. Läßt nimmer ab zu toben. It is the first cantata he composed for his chorale cantata cycle, the second annual cycle he began in Leipzig. Look towards the great assurance, Kein Unglück ist in aller Welt, There is no misfortune in all the world were to go on for as many years Chorale It is enough: Lord, if it pleases You, then release me! 1. Chorale (S, A, T, B) The kings from out Sheba came then forth, Gold incense, myrrh did they then bring forth. The fourth movement is a dialogue between Fear and Christ (vox Christi, sung by a bass), who quotes "Selig sind die Toten" from the Book of Revelation. O eternity, you make me afraid, / 2 violins / viola / and / continuo / by / Joh.Sebast:Bach). rage along with the devil! [13][14] During Ahle's time, it was an extreme musical figure, suitable to depict "the soul's crossing over from life into death". o beginning that has no end! then he hates such splendour from eternity there is no release. Und über alle Wolken schwebt, Where lives a man so eloquent Im Feur und Schwefel immerdar | Part 4 Nicht, wo ich mich hinwende. Coro: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort 2. Wird nicht wie Leibes Krankheit sein Noch endlich sollte währen, it carries on and on its game, [11], The second duet is a secco recitative. The first duet is a chorale fantasia with added biblical text. 2. 5. Fear begins "Der Tod bleibt doch der menschlichen Natur verhaßt" (But death remains hateful to human nature)[1] in secco recitative, but three times the bass as the vox Christi quotes the consoling words from Revelation "Selig sind die Toten" (Blessed are the dead)[1] as an arioso, each time expanded, following the scheme a ab abc. Nicht, wo ich mich hinwende! Pracht, Hoffart, Reichtum, Ehr und Geld Bach had composed a similarly structured cantata three weeks before, entitled Ich glaube, lieber Herr, hilf meinem Unglauben, BWV 109, which also featured a dialogue between Fear and Hope, given to one singer. Pleasure can give delight In contrast to the chorale cantata BWV 20 which also begins with the same church hymn, this libretto takes the form of an intimate and intense dialogue. Laß doch die Wollust dieser Welt, and yet not consume them. [13], Chafe concludes a thorough analysis of the cantata and the chorale with the summary that "in developing and intensifying traditional, even archaic, ways of understanding music [...] Bach carried them far into the future, opening up questions for the analysis, interpretation, and composition of music that are very much with us and are probably timeless". 3. O sinner, your wrongdoing The chorale is followed only by texts: a wedding poem, ‘a few lines’ for basso continuo and the complete words to the ‘Tobackspfeife’ aria, BWV 515. will not be like bodily illness It is enough. Es kommt heran die Ewigkeit, Take me, whenever it pleases you, | Preludi ai Corali - Quartetto Italiani di Viola Da Gamba Circle and label the non-chord tones: Links to other levels of this chorale: Analysis 2: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort Bass line 2: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort Counterpoint 2: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort Diversity example 2: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort in a bed that is richly O Anfang sonder Ende! In movement 4, Fear is answered instead by the bass, the vox Christi(voice of C… He scored the work for three vocal soloists (alto (A), tenor (T) and bass (B)), a four-part choir only in the closing chorale, and a Baroque instrumental ensemble: horn (Co) to support the chorale tunes, two oboes d'amore (Oa), two violins (Vl), viola (Va), and basso continuo (Bc). So hasset er doch solchen Pracht O Anfang sonder Ende! He counts every stroke of the clock Again, notice the emphasis on vi (F-D-A-D) in the bass line and arch shape of the melody. Erschreck ich recht von Herzen. Und länger nicht ergetzen. Fear begins "O schwerer Gang zum letzten Kampf und Streite!" 60 "O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort" (O Eternity, you thunderous word) (BWV 60) sets an anonymous text in the central movements flanked by a chorale by Johann Rist from 1642 and a chorale by Joachim Burmeister from 1662. Hast kläglich ausgestanden | Cantatas BWV 201-224 Discussions: The strings and the continuo play a motif in tremolo throughout the movement which is derived from the second half of the first line of the chorale, and anticipates the beginning of the different closing chorale. The cantata is based on Johann Rist's hymn "O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort" (1642), with a chorale melody by Johann Schop. | Other Vocal 1081-1089 | Dietel Chorale List c1734 Und von den Teufeln solcher Frist Hymnals: Hymnals used by Bach Carus-Verlag produced a new critical edition in 1998, edited by Ulrich Leisinger. and for that length of time In the hymn books of Bach’s time Rist’s poem is usually printed with sixteen stanzas. [2] The American musicologist Eric Chafe analyses that the quotes of the vox Christi are intensified each time by lengthening the quoted text: first "Selig sind die Toten", the second time "Selig sind die Toten, die in dem Herrn sterben" (... who die in the Lord), finally "Selig sind die Toten, die in dem Herrn sterben von nun an." as many as the leaves the earth bears, Es kann nicht lange dauren. where I should turn. That is indeed a fine and daring exchange | AMN BWV 508-524 who knows when death may come? Und ganz wird aufgehoben. What would it matter,even though a tyrant Zusamt der großen Pein betracht, / Furcht. cease to love the world! Wenn der Verdammten große Qual Wake up, it is high time, Von Sinnen toll, von Herzen blind, Herr, ich warte auf dein Heÿl. Eternity comes upon you Nichts ist zu finden weit und breit Dir länger nicht gebieten! | Chorales BWV 301-350 [13][16][17], The original parts of the cantata have survived. Ah, flee the devil’s halter! Ms. Bach St 74. Details and Recordings Und sie doch nie verzehren. Also termed the "chorale cantata year", the cycle has been called "the largest musical project that the composer ever undertook". | Privacy Policy consider it often, o child of mankind: [4], The cantata opens and closes with hymn stanzas, beginning with the first stanza of Johann Rist's 1642 hymn "O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort",[3][5][6] expressing fear, and ending with the last stanza of Franz Joachim Burmeister's 1662 hymn "Es ist genug". continually begins anew. Genres (none) Other tags (none) See all tags. Its melody begins with an unusual whole-tone sequence which inspired Alban Berg in the 20th century to incorporate Bach's setting in his Violin Concerto. Official sheet music for "Choral: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, BWV 513" (Johann Sebastian Bach) for piano - PDF download, instant print & online streaming - ♪ audio samples (video) ♫ Key: F … Shop and Buy Eternity, Thou Thundrous Word (O Ewigkeit, Du Donnerwort) sheet music. O eternity, you word of thunder, | Hidden Chorale Melody Allusions [T. Braatz] Dies alles ist kaum nennenswert, O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, Chorale Prelude for Organ: Johann Tobias Krebs … [3], In O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, solo voices perform all movements but the closing chorale. | Chorales in Bach Cantatas: Part 1 Edition notes: Chorale from O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, BWV 60" NB: Cantata BWV 20 has the same title, but does not include this chorale General Information. Der Tod bleibt doch der menschlichen Natur verhaßt. it can never grow less. | General Discussions: Part 1 o sword that pierces through my soul, / Dialogus Zwischen Furcht u. Hoffnung. Ein kläglichs Leben führet; Schau an die große Sicherheit, | Part 2 | Texts & Translations of Chorales BWV 250-438 In O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, solo voices perform all movements but the closing chorale. If the great torment of the damned Throughout the cantata, two allegorical figures, Furcht (Fear) and Hoffnung (Hope), engage in a dialogue. Part 1 [2][3] The title page of the original parts bears a title which Bach wrote himself: "Dominica 24 / post Trinit. O Ewigkeit, Zeit ohne Zeit, ich weiss vor grosser Traurigkeit nicht, wo ich mich hinwende. | Explanation | Cantatas BWV 101-150 Before everything keep in mind [8][9], Bach structured the cantata in five movements: four duets of alternating arias and recitatives, concluding with a four-part chorale. Als manchen Stern der Himmel hegt. [2] The instruments are shown separately for winds and strings, while the continuo, playing throughout, is not shown. Chorale "O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort" Work information Type: Cantata Lyrics Languages: German Key: F major Rating. O eternal, eternal is too long, / 2 Violini / Viola / e / Continuo / di / Joh.Sebast:Bach" (Sunday 24 / after Trinity. If you appreciate the quality of this chorale and/or would like to help contribute to BachScholar's BACH CHORALE PROJECT, please CLICK HERE! | Emblemata Perhaps today is the last day, Ach, fliehe doch des Teufels Strick! Lord, I wait for Your Salvation. that he can express this matter? So schrecklich als die Ewigkeit. as the number that men live here, | Part 4, EKG: 324 anguish, terror fire and lightning, will face wrath and fury, | Part 2 [4], This article is about Bach's 1723 cantata. and soars above all the clouds Laß ab die Welt zu lieben! Die Wollust kann ein' Augenblick Und bessre bald dein Leben! Aria (alto, tenor): O Ewigkiet, du Donnerwort Recitativo (alto, tenor): O schwerer Gang zum letzen Kampf und Streite! Es ist ein Arbeit sonder Ruh, in the devil’s pit in repayment? Aus ihr ist kein Erlösung nicht. and become completely cancelled. Im Bette, das vom Golde reich how hard you punish an evil servant We began with an organ chorale prelude, O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort by Johann Gottfried Walter, a relative of JS Bach's who is known for his Musikalisches Lexicon, one of the first musical reference books written in German.The concerts in this series always follow an established pattern, so the chorale prelude led to a piece of unaccompanied polyphony, William Byrd's Beati mundo corde. | BWV Anh let the false world and evil time Es wird sie plagen Kält und Hitz, along with the great pain, such torture will last. The cantata closes with a four-part setting of Franz Joachim Burmeister's chorale "Es ist genug". Sie treibet fort und fort ihr Spiel, Aria (alto): O Mensch, errette deine Seele 7. Bach's Vocal Work. O eternity, time without time, | Geistliche Lieder BWV 439-507 the danger in misery | Poets & Composers Ich weiß für großer Traurigkeit | Part 2 | Cantatas BWV 51-100 as many as the stars the heaven contains, O ewig, ewig ist zu lang, Chorale cantatas between Trinity and Easter: Later additions to the chorale cantata cycle: church cantata for the 24th Sunday after Trinity, "O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort BWV 60; BC A 161 / Sacred cantata (24th Sunday after Trinity)", "O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort / Eternity, O awesome word / BWV 60", "O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort / Text and Translation of Chorale", "Chorale Melodies used in Bach's Vocal Works / O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort", "Es ist genug / Text and Translation of Chorale", "Chorale Melodies used in Bach's Vocal Works / Es ist genung, so nimm, Herr, meinen Geist", Johann Sebastian Bach, Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart, Bach-Collegium Stuttgart*, Helmuth Rilling – Die Bach Kantate BWV 58-66, Bach - Ton Koopman, The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra And Choir – Complete Cantatas - Volume 8, Johann Sebastian Bach, Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki – Cantatas 15, Bach – Gardiner – Cantatas Vol. This chorale is FREE OF CHARGE for immediate download! Alleluia! | Sources Place of Origin Germany Language German As long as a God lives in heaven It is one of Bach's dialogue cantatas: its topic, fear of death and hope of salvation, plays out mainly through a conversation between two allegorical figures, Fear (sung by an alto voice) and Hope (sung by a tenor). Engaged & engaging - Bach, the Universe and Everything - Bach Cantata BWV 60 'O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort'; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; King Planet Hugill: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort: Music, neuroscience and fear of death in OAE's Bach, the Universe and Everything Dir deinen Lohn zu geben! Aria (bass): Gott ist gerecht in seinen Werken 6. when God will no longer be eternal. a certain and definite end. Ernstliche Betrachtung Der unendlichen Ewigkeit. so terrifying as eternity. Soll währen bis in Ewigkeit! Bei jenen Satanskindern. O Ewigkeit, Zeit ohne Zeit, [8] In the fourth movement, Selig sind die Toten (Blessed are the dead, Revelation 14:13)[3] is the answer to the preceding recitative of Fear. | Chorales - H. Rilling Chorale: Solang ein Gott im Himmel lebt © 2000-2020 Bach Cantatas Website, Last update: Friday, June 02, 2017 03:47, Preludi ai Corali - Quartetto Italiani di Viola Da Gamba, Motets & Chorales for Events in the LCY / Chorales by Theme, 371 4-Part Chorales sorted by Breitkopf Number, Texts & Translations of Chorales BWV 250-438, The Origin of the Texts of the Chorales [A. Schweitzer], The Origin of the Melodies of the Chorales [A. Schweitzer], The Chorale in the Church Service [A. Schweitzer], Hidden Chorale Melody Allusions [T. Braatz], The History of the Breitkopf Collection of J. S. Bach’s Four-Part Chorales [T. Braatz]. | Copyright Policy for a moment and not longer. to give you your reward! Chorale Title Riemen-schneider Alternatives Notes 1 O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort R26 2 Du Friedensfurst, Herr Jesu Christ R42 3 Das walt' Gott Vater und Gott Sohn R224 4 Jesu, deine tiefen Wunden R256 5 Es ist gewisslich an der Zeit R260 R362 6 Ermuntre dich, mein schwacher Geist R9 R102 [2] In his book The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach, Richard D. P. Jones describes the movement as "one of Bach's most imaginative conceptions, vivid in its portrayal of conflicting states of the soul". Ah, take this to heart, | Cantatas BWV 151-200 Als anfangs sie beschaffen war, 1st MOVEMENT: O EWIGKEIT, DU DONNERWORT O ETERNITY, YOU WORD OF THUNDER (20:44 in this video) This is the chorale fantasia. Discussions: The first movement, "Herr, ich warte auf dein Heil" (Genesis 49:18),[3] spoken by Jacob on his deathbed, expresses hope against the fear conveyed in the chorale. Details; Discussion; Add to Cart. 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