Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen (Concerto in dialogo) BWV 32; BC A 31 GND

First Sunday of Epiphany, Cantata Cycle III (1725-1727)
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 121
Epistel: Römer 12, 1-6
Gospel: Lukas 2, 41-52
S* (Seele), B* (Jesus), S, A, T, B, Ob, Vl I/II, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 13. Januar 1726
First performance on January 13, 1726
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [3. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 32/6 ChS
Link to videos:
Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen, BWV 32 (Netherlands Bach Society)

Author Libretto
Lehms, Georg Christian (1684–1717)
G. C. Lehms. Movement 6: Weg, mein Herz, mit den Gedanken (P. Gerhardt, 1647), stanza 12. Text print: Lehms 1711/II, page 16 (only movement 1–5)
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Gerhardt, Paul (1607-1676)

Original sources
D-B Bach P 126 [Score]
D-B Bach St 67 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 458, Faszikel 5 [Score]
PL-WRu 60003 Muz. [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]


persistent ID
Static URL
Export format
Last changed
2023-08-19 : 06:21:11