Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel fällt [Weimar version] BWV 18.1; BWV 18; BC A 44aGND

Genre
Sacred cantata
Designation of a cantata
Sexagesima
Scoring
S*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Viola I, II, III, IV, Fagotto, Violoncello, Basso Continuo (Violone und Orgel)

Date of origin
um 1713–1714
Early performances
, Weimar (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [W. Kant.]
relation from other works:
has revision BWV 18.2
Comment
Text: Erdmann Neumeister (1716/17); mvt. 2: Isaiah 55:10-11; mvt. 3: with lines from the Litany by Martin Luther (1528); mvt. 5: stanza 8 from 'Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt' by Lazarus Spengler (1524)

Libretto
Erdmann Neumeister (1671–1756)
Martin Luther (1483–1546)
Lazarus Spengler (1479–1534)

Satz 2: Jesaja 55,10–11;
Satz 3 mit Zeilen aus der Litanei von Martin Luther (1528);
Satz 5: Strophe 8 aus "Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt" von Lazarus Spengler (1524)
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 34 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1190 [Score and part(s)]

Edition

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2021-11-10 : 04:14:12