Der Himmel lacht! Die Erde jubilieret [Leipzig version] BWV 31.2; BWV 31; BC A 55bGND

Other catalogues
NV 1790, S. 76 [10]; BR-WFB N 103
Genre
Sacred cantata
Designation of a cantata
1st Easter Day
Scoring
S*, T*, B*, S I/II, A, T, B, Tr I-III, Timp, Ob, Ob d'am I (1724) u. Ob d'am II (1731), Taille, Bs, Vl I/II, Va I/II, Bc.

Work history
Leipziger Fassung in C-Dur (Kammerton). Erstaufführung 9. April 1724 (Originaltextdruck): in der Nikolai- (vormittags) und der Thomaskirche (nachmittags).
Wiederaufführung 25. März 1731 (Originaltextdruck): in der Nikolai- (vormittags) und der Thomaskirche (nachmittags).
Auff. jeweils in C (Kammerton). Wiederaufführung nach 1750 durch W. F. Bach in Halle (neue Stimme Org).
Early performances
, Leipzig, St. Nicholas Church (Premiere) (Link to event)
, Leipzig, St. Nicholas Church (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
is revision of BWV 31.1 / BC A 55a
Comment
Presumably there is hardly any difference between the early version and the version of the 2nd performance in Leipzig (25.3.1731)

Libretto
Salomon Franck (1659–1725)
Johannes Herman (1548/63)

Text: see BWV 31 (Weimar version); first libretto printings: Leipzig 1724 II and Leipzig 1731 I
Link to lyrics
Original lyrics
RUS-SPsc 6.34.3.209 [Textdruck]

Original sources
PL-Kj Mus.ms. Bach St 14, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]
PL-Kj Mus.ms. Bach St 14, Faszikel 2 [Part(s)]
PL-Kj Mus.ms. Bach St 14, Faszikel 3 [Part(s)]
D-LEb Rara I, 7b [Textdruck] [Libretto]
RUS-SPsc 6.34.3.209 [Textdruck] [Libretto]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1175 [vocal score / piano reduction]
D-B N.Mus.ms. 10072-20 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 445, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/XI, Faszikel 9 [Score]
D-Eib 4.4.5 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5911 [Konvolut] [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5911, Faszikel 3 [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 31, Partitur [Score]
PL-Kj Mus.ms. Bach St 14, Faszikel 4 [Part(s)]

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