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
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Cr, Tbne, 2 Ob d’am, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 14. Januar 1725
EA 14. Januar 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 Stftung St. Gallen)
Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid, BWV 3 (Stiftsbarock Stuttgart, K. Johannsen)

Author Libretto
unknown author
Martin Moller (1587); stanzas 3-16 (mvts. 2-5) reworked (author unknown)
Link to lyrics

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


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