Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid BWV 3; BC A 33 GND

Second Sunday of Epiphany, Choral Cantatas in the Second Leipzig Cantata Cycle
Chorale cantata
Psalm: Psalm 127
Epistel: Römer 12, 7-16
Gospel: Johannes 2, 1-11
Sopran solo, Alt solo, Tenor solo, Bass solo, Sopran, Alt, Tenor, Bass, Corno, Trombone, Oboe d'amore I, Oboe d'amore II, Violine I, Violine II, Viola, Basso continuo

Date of origin, Work history
First performance on January 14, 1725
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [2. Jg.]
is part of BWV diverse [2. Jg. a]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 3/6 ChS
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid, BWV 3 (J. S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen)
Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid, BWV 3 (Stiftsbarock Stuttgart, K. Johannsen)

Author Libretto
unknown author
Martin Moller (1587), stanzas 1, 2 and 18 literally preserved, stanzas 3–16 (sentence 2–5) reworked (author unknown)
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Moller, Martin (1547–1606)

Original sources
D-B Bach St 157, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]
D-LEb Thomana 3 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Part(s)]
Privatbesitz Nachlass A. Wilhelm (CH-Basel), BWV 3 [Score]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 1213 [Score]
D-B Bach P 172 [Score]
D-B Bach St 157, Faszikel 2 [Part(s)]
D-BNu Ec 9.8 [Score]
D-HAmi Ms. 140 [Score]
D-LEb Rara II, 661/2-D [Score]
F-Pn MS-21008 [Part(s)]
F-Pn VM1-2907, Faszikel 3 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5930 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 3 (1), J. Fischhof [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]


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