Der Himmel lacht, die Erde jubilieret (Leipzig version) BWV 31.2; BWV 31; BC A 55b

Sacred cantata (1st Easter Day)

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.
Date of origin
vor dem 09. April 1724
Early performances
, Leipzig, St. Nicholas Church (Premiere)
, Leipzig, St. Nicholas Church
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
Presumably there is hardly any difference between the early version and the version of the 2nd performance in Leipzig (25.3.1731)
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
NBA I/9, S. 41 (Alfred Dürr, 1985) – Critical report (1986), S. 34;
BG 7, S.3 (W. Rust, 1857)
Original sources
D-LEb Rara I, 7b [Textdruck]
PL-Kj Bach St 14, Faszikel 1
PL-Kj Bach St 14, Faszikel 2
PL-Kj Bach St 14, Faszikel 3
RUS-SPsc [Textdruck]
Additional sources
D-B 10072-20
D-B Bach P 445, Faszikel 2
D-B Bach P 1159/XI, Faszikel 9
D-B Bach P 1175
D-Eib 4.4.5
PL-Kj Bach St 14, Faszikel 4
PL-Wu RM 5911 [Konvolut]
PL-Wu RM 5911, Faszikel 3
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 31, Partitur
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