Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden BWV 6; BC A 57

Sacred cantata (2nd Easter Day)


Scoring
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 2 Ob, Ob da cac, 2 Vl, Va, Vc picc, Cemb, Bc
Work history
EZ vor dem 02. April 1725; further performances: perhaps April 13th 1727, two further performances not dated, but indicated by the original sources. BWV 6/3 was arranged for organ (see BWV 649)
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 6/6 ChS
has arrangement in BWV 649
Lyrics
Philipp Melanchton (1497–1560)
Nikolaus Selnecker (1530–1592)
Martin Luther (1483–1546)

mvt. 1: Luke 24,29; mvt. 3: Vespera iam venit by Philipp Melanchton (German 1579), 2nd stanza by Nikolaus Selnecker (1572); mvt. 6: 2nd stanza from 'Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort' by Martin Luther (1542)
text printed by Christoph Birkmann in 1728
Link to lyrics
Edition
NBA I/10, S. 43 (Alfred Dürr, 1955) – Critical report (1955), S. 33;
BG 1, S. 153 (M. Hauptmann, 1851)
Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 44, Faszikel 2
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 7
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 355, Faszikel 1
Additional sources
B-Bc 14970
DK-Kk C I, 615 Tværfolio, 1929-30.722
D-Nst Will II, 1413 8° [Textdruck]
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 55, no. 122-124
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 56, Faszikel 6
Verschollen BWV 6 (1), List & Francke 1922
Verschollen BWV 6, 24, 23/4, Partitur
Verschollen Choralsammlung
Verschollen Choralsammlung
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2020-04-28 : 02:37:08