Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig BWV 26; BC A 162

Chorale cantata (24th Sunday after Trinity)


Scoring
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Cr, Fl trav, 3 Ob, 2 Vl, Va, Bc
Date of origin
vor dem 19. November 1724
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 26/6 ChS
Lyrics
Michael Frank (1652); stanzas 2-12 (mvts. 2-5) reworked (author unknown);
libretto printing: Leipzig 1724 IV until 1919 in RF SPsc (s. W. Hobohm, in: BJ 1973, S.7)
Link to lyrics
Edition
BG 5/1, S.191 (W. Rust, um 1855) – ;
NBA I/27, S. 29 (Alfred Dürr, 1968) – Critical report (1968), S. 25
Sources
D-B N.Mus.ms. 10072-3
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 47, Faszikel 1 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/VIII, Faszikel 3
D-LEb Thomana 26 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Original source]
PL-WRu 60002 Muz.
Verschollen BWV 26, Originalstimmen [Original source]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 26, Partitur (?)
Verschollen BWV 26 (1), H. G. Nägeli
Verschollen Choralsammlung
Verschollen Choralsammlung
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Last changed
2018-07-06 : 03:05:00