Wär Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit BWV 14; BC A 40GND

Chorale cantata
Designation of a cantata
4th Sunday of Epiphany
S*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Cr, 2 Ob, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Work history, Date of origin
EZ 1735 (autogr. Datum), EA 30. Januar 1735
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [Jg. 2b]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 14/5 ChS
EZ (autogr. Datum)
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Wär Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit, BWV 14 (J. S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen)

Author Libretto
unknown author
Martin Luther (1524); after Psalm 124; stanza 2 (mvt 3, also mvt 2 and 4 very freely) reworked (author unknown)
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Luther, Martin (1483–1546)
Bible verse

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 879 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 398, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]
D-LEb Thomana 14 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Part(s)]
GB-Cfm MU. MS. 632 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 50, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 156 [Score]
D-HAmi Ms. 141 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5922 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 14 (1), J. Traeg [Score]
Verschollen BWV 14 (3), F. C. Griepenkerl [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
[Verschollen, Stammhandschriften der Kantaten, J. Traeg] [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 398, Faszikel 2 [Part(s)]
Verschollen BWV 14 (2), List & Francke 1922 [Part(s)]


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