Wer da gläubet und getauft wird BWV 37; BC A 75 GND

Ascension Day, Cantata Cycle I (1723/1724)
Other catalogues
NV 1790, S. 78 [3]
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 32
Psalm: Psalm 68
Psalm: Psalm 74
Epistel: Apostelgeschichte 1, 1-11
Gospel: Markus 16, 14-20
Sopran solo, Alt solo, Tenor solo, Bass solo, Oboe d'amore I, Oboe d'amore II, Violine I, Violine II, Viola, Basso continuo
(Besetzung in Satz 2 unvollständig überliefert)

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 18. Mai 1724
First performance on May 18, 1724; subsequent performance on May 3, 1731 (as evidenced by a watermark and the scribe J. L. Krebs, as found in the source D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 100)
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
(Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 37/6 ChS
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Wer da gläubet und getauft wird, BWV 37 (J. S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen)

Author Libretto
unknown author
Author unknown. Movement 3: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (P. Nicolai, date of composition 1597/1598; first print 1599), stanza 5. Movement 6: Ich dank dir, lieber Herre (J. Kolroß, 1530), stanza 4
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Nicolai, Philipp
Kolrose, Johannes (1487–1560)

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 100 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
[Verschollen, Kantatenabschriften in der Sammlung F. Hauser] [Score]
B-Bc 14970 [vocal score / piano reduction]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 465, Faszikel 4 [Score]
D-Eib 4.4.8 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5929, Faszikel 1 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5929 [Konvolut] [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5930 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 37 (1), F. Hauser [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 37, Partitur [Score]


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