Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Schwingt freudig euch empor [early version] BWV 36.4; BWV 36 (1); BC A 3a

Sacred cantata (1st Sunday of Advent)


Scoring
S*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Ob d’am, 2 Vl, Va, Bc
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 36.4/5 ChS
Comment
EZ um 1726-1730; early version
Lyrics
author unknown (C. F. Henrici?)
Philipp Nicolai (1556–1608)

mvts. 1-4 are reworkings of mvts. 1, 3, 5 and 7 of the secular cantata BWV 36.1 (36c);
mvt. 5: stanza 7 from ‘Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern’ by Philipp Nicolai (1599)
Edition
NBA I/1, S. 17 (Alfred Dürr, 1954) – Critical report (1955), S. 18
Sources
D-B Am.B 106
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 143
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 82, Faszikel 2
D-KNu K 16a/6365 [Konvolut]
D-KNu K 16a/6365, Faszikel 4
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
Static URL
https://www.bach-digital.de/receive/BachDigitalWork_work_00000048 [XML] [MEI] [JSON-LD]
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Last changed
2018-07-06 : 03:19:46