Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ BWV 33; BC A 127 GND

Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity, Choral Cantatas in the Second Leipzig Cantata Cycle
Chorale cantata
Psalm: Psalm 70
Epistel: Galater 3, 15-22
Gospel: Lukas 10, 23-37
Alt solo, Tenor solo, Bass solo, Sopran, Alt, Tenor, Bass, Oboe I, Oboe II, Violine I, Violine II, Viola, Basso continuo

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 03. September 1724
First performance on September 3, 1724; subsequent performance in the 1730s, revision in the second half of the 1740s (subsequent performance of Choralkantaten year). Further performance likely on August 24, 1755 (Interim cantorship) by C. F. Barth/C. F. Penzel (see copy D-B Bach P 1023)
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [2. Jg.]
is part of BWV diverse [Jg. 2a]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 33/6 ChS
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 33 (Amsterdam Baroque, T. Koopmann)

Author Libretto
unknown author
K. Hubert (four-stanza version, Nuremberg 1540), stanzas 1 and 4 kept literally, stanzas 2 and 3 (movement 2–5) reworked (author unknown). Original text print: Leipzig 1724 III, page [3]
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Hubert, Konrad (1507–1577)
Original lyrics
RUS-SPsc [Textdruck]

Original sources
D-LEb Thomana 33 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Part(s)]
RUS-SPsc [Textdruck] [Libretto]
US-PRscheide Scheide MA 129 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 33, Originalstimmen [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 1023 [Score]
D-B Bach P 1175 [vocal score / piano reduction]
D-B Bach P 441, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-Eib 4.4.2 [Score]
D-HAmi Ms. 144 [Score]
D-LEb Rara II, 661/1-D [Score]
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151, Faszikel 4 [Score]
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151 [Konvolut] [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5908, Faszikel 3 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5908 [Konvolut] [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 33, Partitur [Score]


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