Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein BWV 2; BC A 98 GND

Second Sunday after Trinity, Choral Cantatas in the Second Leipzig Cantata Cycle
Chorale cantata
Psalm: Psalm 72
Epistel: 1. Johannes 3, 13-18
Gospel: Lukas 14, 16-24
Alt solo, Tenor solo, Bass solo, Sopran, Alt, Tenor, Bass, Trombone I, Trombone II, Trombone III, Trombone IV, Oboe I, Oboe II, Violine I, Violine II, Viola Basso continuo

Date of origin, Work history
First performance on June 18, 1724
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [2. Jg.]
is part of BWV diverse [Jg. 2a]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 2/6 ChS
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein, BWV 2 (J. S. Bachstiftung St. Gallen)

Author Libretto
unknown author
Martin Luther (1524, based on Psalm 12), stanzas 1 and 6 kept literally, stanzas 2 to 5 (sentences 2 to 5) reworked (author unknown)
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Luther, Martin (1483–1546)

Original sources
D-B 681 [Score]
D-LEb Thomana 2 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Part(s)]
Verschollen BWV 2, Originalstimmen [Part(s)]
Additional sources
A-Wgm V 6081 (H 29571) [Score]
D-B Am.B 12-14, Faszikel 2 (Am.B 13a, Am.B 13b und Am.B 14) [Score]
D-B Am.B 37-38, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-B Bach P 1159/VIII, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-B Bach P 51, Faszikel 3 [Score]
D-B Bach P 571 [Score]
D-B Bach P 58 [Score]
D-Dl Mus. 2405-E-500 [Score]
D-RUl RH-B 28 [Score and part(s)]
PL-Wu RM 5912, Faszikel 3 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5912 [Konvolut] [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 2, Partitur [Score]


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