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Entfernet euch, ihr heitern Sterne, BWV Anh9

Entfernet euch, ihr heitern Sterne (English: Disperse yourselves, ye stars, serenely!), BWV Anh 9, is a birthday cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach.[1] He composed itin Leipzig to celebrate the birthday of King Augustus II the Strong,[2] and was performed for him on his birthday, 12 May 1727, on the Marktplatz of Leipzig, by students of the University of Leipzig,[3] with Bach directing.[2] The king was also presented with the work's libretto, written by Christian Friedrich Haupt.[2]

The music to this secular birthday cantata by Bach is lost.[1][2] It has been speculated from the surviving libretto, however, that several movements from the Mass in B minor are derived from it, and a reconstruction has been created using the Mass in lieu of this.

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