Schwingt freudig euch empor BWV 36.1; BWV 36c; BC G 35 GND

For the University, For the St. Thomas School
Secular cantata
S*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Ob d’am, 2 Vl, Va, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
April/Mai 1725
Date of composition in April/May 1725 on the occasion of the birthday of an academic teacher (Schulze BJ 2010); subsequent performance perhaps on April 9, 1731 (Catalog Poelchau 1832, page 17r, No. 41b: For the birthday celebration of Rector Geßner; this reference to the 40th birthday of the Thomasschul rector Johann Matthias Gesner presumably originates from the now lost cover of the autograph score)
relation from other works:
has revision BWV 36.2
has revision BWV 36.3
has revision BWV 36.4
In der autogr. Partitur Melodieskizze zur Arie Nr. 7 (NBA Suppl., S. 194f., P. Wollny, 2011).
Link to videos:
Schwingt freudig euch empor, BWV 36.1 (J. S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen)

Author Libretto
Henrici, Christian Friedrich, genannt Picander ? (1700-1764)
Author unknown (C. F. Henrici?)
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Original sources
D-B Bach P 43, Faszikel 2 [Score, Sketch]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 467, Faszikel 3 [Score]
D-B Bach P 470, Faszikel 3 [Score]
D-B Bach P 1024 [Score]
D-HAmi Ms. 173 [Score]
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151 [Konvolut] [Score]
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151, Faszikel 7 [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 BWV 36c (2), Breitkopf 1761 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 36c (1), Breitkopf 1761 [Score]

Schulze BJ 2010

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