Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Schwingt freudig euch empor BWV 36.5; BWV 36 (2); BC A 3b

Sacred cantata (1st Sunday of Advent)


Scoring
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 2 Ob d’am, 2 Vl, Va, Bc
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
relation from other works:
 BWV 36.5/4 ChS
 BWV 36.5/8 ChS
Comment
EZ vor dem 02. Dezember 1731; late version in 1731;
The movements 1, 3, 5, 7 and 4 were borrowed from the early version of the cantata (s. BWV 36, early version).
Lyrics
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
Edition
BG 7, S.223 (W. Rust, 1857) – ;
NBA I/1, S. 41 (Alfred Dürr, 1954) – Critical report (1955), S. 18
Sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 45, Faszikel 2 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1164
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1175
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 82, Faszikel 1 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 625
PL-Wu RM 5922
Verschollen BWV 36, 112, 146, L. Liepmannssohn
Verschollen BWV 36 (1), J. Christoph Westphal
Verschollen BWV 36 (2), J. Christian Westphal
Verschollen BWV 36 (3), K. M. Poppe
Verschollen Choralsammlung
Verschollen Choralsammlung
Static URL
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Last changed
2018-07-06 : 03:20:42