Meine Seufzer, meine Tränen BWV 13; BC A 34 GND

Second Sunday of Epiphany, Cantata Cycle III (1725-1727)
Sacred 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, Flauto dolce I, Flauto dolce II, Oboe da caccia, Violine I, Violine II, Viola, Basso continuo

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 20. Januar 1726
First performance on January 20, 1726
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [3. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 13/6 ChS
Besetzung: Ob da caccia: Satz 6, Oboe
Link to videos:
Meine Seufzer, meine Tränen, BWV 13 (J. S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen)

Author Libretto
Lehms, Georg Christian (1684–1717)
Georg Christian Lehms. Movement 3: Zion klagt mit Angst und Schmerzen by Johann Heermann, 1636, stanza 2. Movement 6: In allen meinen Taten by Paul Fleming, date of composition 1633; first print 1642, stanza 9. Text printed in Lehms 1711/II, page 17 (only movements 1–5)
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Heermann, Johann (1585–1647)
Paul Fleming (1609-1640)

Original sources
D-B Bach P 45, Faszikel 4 [Score]
D-B Bach St 69 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]


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