Wer weiß, wie nahe mir mein Ende BWV 27; BC A 138

Sacred cantata (16th Sunday after Trinity)

S* (Satz 6: S I/II), A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B, Cor, Ob I/II, Ob da caccia, Vl I/II, Va, Cemb obl (WA: Org obl), Bc
Date of origin
vor dem 06. Oktober 1726
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [3. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 27/6 ChS
 BWV Anh. 170 (= 27/6)
final chorale by Johann Rosenmüller (BWV Anh. 170), printed 1652 in Leipzig (facsimile KB I/23, p. 195 or additionally supplied correction); also printed in: "Neu Leipziger Gesangbuch" by G. Vopelius, Leipzig 1682, p. 947ff.
Aemilie Juliane von Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1637–1706)
Johann Georg Albinus (1624–1679)

mvt. 1: stanza 1 from a chorale with the same name by Aemilie Juliane von Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1686); mvt. 3: based on an Aria by Erdmann Neumeister (1700); mvt. 6: stanza 1 from 'Welt ade, ich bin dein müde' by Johann Georg Albinus (1649)
Link to lyrics
NBA I/23, S. 221 (Helmuth Osthoff, 1982) – Critical report (1984), S. 92;
BG 5/1, S.219 (W. Rust, 1855)
Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 164
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 105, Faszikel 1
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 105, Faszikel 2
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 105, Faszikel 3
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 62 [Konvolut]
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 62, Faszikel 8
PL-Wu RM 5923
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 27, Partitur
Verschollen Choralsammlung
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2020-08-19 : 06:26:53