Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Christ lag in Todes Banden (Leipzig version) BWV 4.2; BWV 4; BC A 54b

Chorale cantata (1st Easter Day)


Scoring
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Cto, 3 Tbne, 2 Vl, 2 Va, Bc
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
, Leipzig
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 4/8 ChS
Comment
EZ wahrscheinlich vor dem 9. April 1724; Leipziger Fassung 1724/1725 (Posaunen wahrscheinlich erst in 1725 hinzugefügt).
Lit.: Dürr St 2, S. 20, 167
Lyrics
Martin Luther (1524, hymn of 7 stanzas)
Link to lyrics
Edition
BG 1, S. 97 (M. Hauptmann, 1851) – ;
NBA I/9, S. 1 (Alfred Dürr, 1985) – Critical report (1986), S. 13
Sources
B-Bc 14970
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/XI, Faszikel 5
D-DT Mus -n 1376
D-GOl Mus. 4° 54c/5
D-Hs ND VI 966c
D-LEb Thomana 4 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Original source]
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151 [Konvolut]
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151, Faszikel 6
PL-Wu RM 5911 [Konvolut]
PL-Wu RM 5911, Faszikel 4
Verschollen BWV 4, Originalstimmen [Original source]
Verschollen BWV 4 (1), C. v. Winterfeld Nr. 301
Verschollen Choralsammlung
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