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Key data on the work "Freue dich, erlöste Schar" by Johann Sebastian Bach:

Johann Sebastian Bach
BWV 30
TITLE Freue dich, erlöste Schar
GENRE sacred cantata
OCCASION St. John the Baptist
CHOIR four-part
SOLO VOICE soprano, alto, tenore, basso
INSTRUMENTS flauto traverso I, flauto traverso II, oboe I, oboe II, oboe d'amore, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PERFORMANCE Leipzig, in or after 1738 (underlying secular cantata: 1737)

This work uses the hymn "Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele"
in the chorale "Eine Stimme lässt sich hören In der Wüste weit und b..."

You can find the above work in this recording:

VENUE AND DATE London, St. Giles Cripplegate live recording, 23 or 24 June 2000
Monteverdi Choir, Joanne Lunn, Wilke te Brummelstroete, Paul Agnew, Dietrich Henschel, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
TRACK NOs 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24

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