Der Himmel lacht! Die Erde jubilieret [Weimar version] BWV 31.1; BWV 31; BC A 55aGND

Other catalogues
NV 1790, S. 76 [10]
Genre
Sacred cantata
Designation of a cantata
1st Easter Day
Scoring
S*, T*, B*, SI/II, A, T, B, Tr I–III, Timp, Ob I–III, [Ob d’am,] Taille, Bs, Vl I/II, Va I/II, Bc

Work history
Weimarer Fassung in C-Dur (Chorton) = Es-Dur (Tief-Kammerton); Wiederaufführung 1716–1717 wahrscheinlich (Ergänzung Holzbläserstimmen). Unvollständig überliefert, Stimmen zu Satz 7–8 fehlen vollständig.
Weimar version in C major (choir pitch) = E-flat major
Early performances
, Weimar (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [W. Kant.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 31/9 (o.I.) ChS
has revision BWV 31.2

Author Libretto
Franck, Salomon (1659–1725)
Libretto
mvts. 1-8: Salomon Franck (Weimar 1715); mvt. 9: additional stanza (1575) from 'Wenn mein Stündlein vorhanden ist' by Johannes Herman (1560)
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Herman, Nikolaus (um 1480–1561)
Chorale
Chorale
Libretto

Original sources
PL-Kj Mus.ms. Bach St 14, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]

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