Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn [Köthnen version in c] BWV 23.1; BWV 23; BC A 47a GND

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Other catalogues
NV 1790, S. 76 [6]
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 31
Epistel: 1. Korinther 13, 1-13
Gospel: Lukas 18, 31-43
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 2 Ob, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
1st version in C minor: this version has got 3 movements, the final chorale "Christe, du Lamm Gottes" is not included. This first version was composed in Köthen as an audition piece for the position of Thomaskantor in Leipzig. A performance of this version is not proven.
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [K. Kant.]
relation from other works:
has revision BWV 23.2
Link to videos:
Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn, BWV 23.1 (Netherlands Bach Society)

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unknown author
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 69 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 16, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B N.Mus.ms. 10072-16 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/X, Faszikel 3 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5924 [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 23 (1), Partitur [Score]


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