Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn [Leipzig version in c] BWV 23.3; BWV 23; BC A 47c 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
um 1728-1731
First performance around 1728–1731. A duplication of the vocal parts in movement 4 for this last documented version in C minor is not confirmed
relation to other works:
is revision of BWV 23.2 / BC A 47b
Link to videos:
Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn, BWV 23.3 (Netherlands Bach Society)

Author Libretto
unknown author
Author unknown; Movement 4: Agnus Dei (German, Braunschweig, 1528)
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 70, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 16, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 16, Faszikel 3 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 23 (1), Partitur [Score]
Verschollen BWV 6, 24, 23/4, Partitur [Score]


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