Schwingt freudig euch empor (zweiteilige Fassung) BWV 36.5; BWV 36 (2); BC A 3bGND

First Sunday of Advent, without assignment
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 102
Epistel: Römer 13, 11-14
Gospel: Matthäus 21, 1-9
Week song: Nun komm der Heiden Heiland
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 2 Ob d’am, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 02. Dezember 1731
The movements 1, 3, 5, 7 and 4 were borrowed from the early version of the cantata (s. BWV 36, early version).
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is revision of BWV 36.4 / BC A 3a
is part of BWV diverse [o.Jg.]
relation from other works:
has arrangement in BR-JCFB F 3a
is adapted in BWV 36.5/4 ChS
is adapted in BWV 36.5/8 ChS
Link to videos:
Schwingt freudig euch empor, BWV 36.5 (Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, H. Rilling)

Author Libretto
Henrici, Christian Friedrich, genannt Picander ? (1700-1764)
unknown (C. F. Henrici?)
Philipp Nicolai (1556–1608)
Martin Luther (1483–1546)

see BWV 36.4
mvts. 2, 6 und 8: stanzas 1, 6 and 8 from ‘Nun komm der Heiden Heiland’ by Martin Luther (1524)
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Nicolai, Philipp
Luther, Martin (1483–1546)

Original sources
D-B Bach P 45, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-B Bach St 82, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 1175 [vocal score / piano reduction]
D-B Bach P 1164 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5922 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 36, 112, 146, L. Liepmannssohn [Score]
Verschollen BWV 36 (1), J. Christoph Westphal [Score]
Verschollen BWV 36 (2), J. Christian Westphal [Score]
Verschollen BWV 36 (3), K. M. Poppe [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
D-B Bach St 625 [Part(s)]


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