Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern BWV 1; BC A 173

Chorale cantata (Annunciation Day [25 March])


Scoring
S*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 2 Cr, 2 Ob da cac, 2 Vl conc, 2 Vl, Va, Bc
Date of origin
vor dem 25. März 1725
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
relation to other works:
 BWVBC F
Lyrics
Text: Philipp Nicolai (1559); stanzas 2-6 (mvt. 2-5) reworked (author unknown)
Link to lyrics
Edition
NBA I/28.2, S. 3 (Matthias Wendt, 1995) – Critical report (1995), S. 1;
BG 1, S. 1 (M. Hauptmann, 1851) –
Sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 165
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 191
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/V, Faszikel 5
D-LEb Thomana 1 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Original source]
PL-Wu RM 5916
Verschollen BWV 1, Originalstimmen [Original source]
Verschollen BWV 1 (1), C. v. Winterfeld Nr. 305
Static URL
https://www.bach-digital.de/receive/BachDigitalWork_work_00000001 [XML] [MEI] [JSON-LD]
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300006764
Last changed
2018-07-06 : 11:28:03