Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

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
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 6/6 ChS
has arrangement in BWV 649
Comment
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)
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
BG 1, S. 153 (M. Hauptmann, 1851) – ;
NBA I/10, S. 43 (Alfred Dürr, 1955) – Critical report (1955), S. 33
Sources
B-Bc 14970
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 44, Faszikel 2 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 7 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 355, Faszikel 1 [Original source]
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
Static URL
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Last changed
2018-07-06 : 11:48:11