God the Lord is Sun and Shield

God the Lord is Sun and Shield is a work of the German composer Johann Sebastian Bach. Free download sheet music and score "God the Lord is Sun and Shield" as pdf file use the link on this page.

Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, bass + mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 flute traversos [1730, 2nd flute ad lib.], 2 oboes, 2 horns, timpani, strings, continuo
Language German
Key G major
Movements 6 movements
Sections
  1. Chorus: Gott, der Herr, ist Sonn und Schild (G major)
  2. Aria (alto): Gott ist unser Sonn und Schild (D major)
  3. Chorus: Nun danket Alle Gott (G major)
  4. Recitativo (bass): Gottlob! Wir wissen den rechten Weg zur Seligkeit (E minor-B minor)
  5. Aria (soprano, bass): Gott, ach Gott, verlaƟ die Deinen nimmermehr (B minor)
  6. Chorale: Erhalt uns in der Wahrheit (G major)
Average Duration 17-18 minutes
Piece Style Baroque
Composer Time Period Baroque
Opus (Catalogue Number) BWV 79, BC A 184
Year of Creation 1725
Year of First Publication

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