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
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
Date of composition 1723. The first three-movement version in C minor was created in Köthen in preparation for Bach’s application for the position of Thomaskantor in Leipzig – see BWV 22 (Work history). A performance of this version has not been 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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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 Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/X, Faszikel 3 [Score]
D-B N.Mus.ms. 10072-16 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5924 [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 23 (1), Partitur [Score]


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