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The Cantatafinder provides a fan-made database that covers Johann Sebastian Bach’s surviving church cantatas performed under the direction of Sir John Eliot Gardiner during the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage.

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Key data on the work "Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig" by Johann Sebastian Bach:

Johann Sebastian Bach
BWV 26
TITLE Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig
GENRE sacred cantata, chorale cantata
OCCASION 24th Sunday after Trinity
CHOIR four-part
SOLO VOICE soprano, alto, tenore, basso
INSTRUMENTS corno, flauto traverso, oboe I, oboe II, oboe III, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PERFORMANCE Leipzig, 19 November 1724

You can find the above work in this recording:

VENUE AND DATE Romsey, Romsey Abbey live recording, 30 January 2000
Monteverdi Choir, Joanne Lunn, William Towers, Paul Agnew, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
VOLUME NO 19 (SDG 115)
DISK NO 2
TRACK NOs 1 2 3 4 5 6

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