Gott fähret auf mit Jauchzen BWV 43; BC A 77 GND

Ascension Day, Cantata Cycle III (1725-1727)
Other catalogues
BR-WFB N 163
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, Sopran, Alt, Tenor, Bass, Tromba I, Tromba II, Tromba III, Timpani, Oboe I, Oboe II, Violine I, Violine II, Viola, Basso continuo

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 30. Mai 1726
First performance on May 30, 1726; subsequent performance not datable (autograph addendum, including an obligato part for Violin I in movement 7; D-B Bach St 36). Movement 11 is a chorale setting by C. Peter (Freiberg 1652) in the Vopelius hymnbook of 1682, page 70. Further performance after 1750 by W. F. Bach in Halle (text print in D-HAu, only the first part; annotations by W. F. Bach in the autograph score and revisions of the original parts)
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [3. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 43/11 ChS
In der autographen Partitur Entwurf zu Satz 7 (NBA Suppl., S. 154f., P. Wollny, 2011).
Link to videos:
Gott fähret auf mit Jauchzen, BWV 43 (J. S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen)

Author Libretto
unknown author
Author unknown. Movement 1: Psalm 47, 6–7. Movement 4: Mark 16, 19. Movement 11: Du Lebensfürst, Herr Jesu Christ (J. Rist, 1641), stanza 1 and 13. Printed texts: Meiningen 1719, page 83; Rudolstadt 1726, page 102
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Rist, Johann (1607-1667)
Bible verse
Bible verse
Other printed librettos

Original sources
D-B Bach P 44, Faszikel 6 [Score, Sketch]
D-B Bach St 36 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 1159/VI, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-B Bach P 452, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-GOl Cant.spir 8° 01315 [Textdruck] [Libretto]
GB-Ob Deneke 38 (1) [vocal score / piano reduction]
PL-WRu 60008 Muz. [Score]
Verschollen BWV 43 (1), E. Prieger [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 43 (1), Partitur [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 43 (2), Partitur (neu) [Score]


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