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, Date of origin
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).
vor dem 09. April 1724
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)
Introduction to the work

Author Libretto
Franck, Salomon (1695-1725) ?
Libretto
Salomon Franck (1659–1725)
Johannes Herman (1548/63)

Text: see BWV 31 (Weimar version); first libretto printings: Leipzig 1724 II [3] and Leipzig 1731 I [3]
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Herman, Nikolaus (um 1480–1561)
Chorale
Chorale
Chorale
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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