Wer Dank opfert, der preiset mich BWV 17; BC A 131 GND

Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity, Cantata Cycle III (1725-1727)
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 117
Epistel: Galater 5, 16-24
Gospel: Lukas 17, 11.19
Sopran solo, Alt solo, Tenor solo, Bass solo, Sopran, Alt, Tenor, Bass, Oboe I, Oboe II, Violine I Violine II, Viola, Basso continuo

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 22. September 1726
First performance on September 22, 1726. Movement 1 serves as a parody template for BWV 236/6
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 17/7 ChS
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Wer Dank opfert, der preiset mich, BWV 17 (J. S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen)

Author Libretto
unknown author
Author unknown. Movement 1: Psalm 50:23. Movement 4: Luke 17:15–16. Movement 7: Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren (J. Gramann, date of composition around 1530; first print 1540), stanza 3. Text prints: Meiningen 1719, page 131; Rudolstadt 1726, page 159; Birkmann 1728, page 115
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Gramann, Johann (1487-1541)
Bible verse
Bible verse

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 45, Faszikel 5 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 101 [Part(s)]
edition essential source
D-Nst Will II, 1413 8° [Textdruck] [Libretto]
Additional sources
D-GOl Cant.spir 8° 01315 [Textdruck] [Libretto]
Verschollen BWV 17 (1), List & Francke 1922 [Part(s)]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 17, Partitur [Score]


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