Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Darzu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes BWV 40; BC A 12

Sacred cantata (2nd Christmas Day)


Scoring
A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 2 Cr, 2 Ob, 2 Vl, Va, Bc
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
relation from other works:
 BWV 40/3 ChS
 BWV 40/6 ChS
 BWV 40/8 ChS
Comment
EZ vor dem 26. Dezember 1723; Movement 1 is model for BWV 233/6.
Lyrics
author unknown
Caspar Füger (1521- 1592)
Paul Gerhardt (1607–1676)
Christian Keymann (1607–1662)

mvt. 1: 1. John 3:8; mvt. 3: stanza 4 from ‘Wir Christenleut’ by Caspar Füger (1592); mvt. 5: stanza 2 from ‘Schwing dich auf zu deinem Gott’ by Paul Gerhardt (1653); mvt. 8: stanza 4 from ‚Freuet euch, ihr Christen alle‘ by Christian Keymann (1645)
Link to lyrics
Edition
BG 7, S.351 (W. Rust, 1857) – ;
NBA I/3.1, S. 1 (Klaus Hofmann, 2000) – Critical report (2000), S. 13
Sources
D-B N.Mus.ms. 10072-8
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 63 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 64
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 469, Faszikel 2
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/IX, Faszikel 3
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 11 [Original source]
PL-Wu RM 5922
US-BER Kenney 534
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 40 (1), Partitur
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 40 (2), Stimmen
Verschollen Choralsammlung
Verschollen Choralsammlung
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2018-08-15 : 09:34:36