Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft [cantata] BWV 50; BC A 194 GND

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Vocal music
Choir I: S, A, T, B; Choir II: S, A, T, B; Trumpet I, Trumpet II, Trumpet III, Timpani, Oboe I, Oboe II, Oboe III, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Basso continuo

Date of origin, Work history
Date of composition unknown; the authenticity of the anonymously delivered version (see copy) is not confirmed. The existing form of the work is probably a revision from an unknown Michaelis cantata; there is a controversial debate regarding its attribution to Bach or about the authenticity of the modification in: Scheide BJ 1982, Hofmann BJ 1994, Stein BJ 1999, Rifkin BJ 2000, and Scheide BJ 2001
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [o.Jg.]
single movement without original parts and autograph sources;
possibly an arrangement or fragment of a lost cantata;

Lit: W. H. Scheide, in: BJ 1982, p. 81-96; in: BJ 2001, p. 117-130; K. Hofmann, in: BJ 1994, p. 59-73;
Introduction to the work
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Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft [Kantatensatz], BWV 50 (Netherlands Bach Society)

[based on Revelation 12:10]
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Original sources
D-B Am.B 84 [Score]
D-B Bach P 136 [Score]
Additional sources
GB-Ob Deneke 38 (1) [vocal score / piano reduction]
A-Wgm III 25454 / A 131h (H 27789) [Score]
D-B Am.B 23-24, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-Bhm RH 0927 [Score]
D-B Bach P 460, Faszikel 4 [Score]
D-B Bach P 1159/XVI, Faszikel 5 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5909 [Konvolut] [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5909, Faszikel 1 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 50 (1), C. v. Winterfeld Nr. 306 [Score]
CH-ZGm M 20/008 (Ms.11719) [Part(s)]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 50, Stimmen [Part(s)]

Scheide BJ 1982, S. 81-96
Hofmann BJ 1994, S. 59-73
Stein BJ 1999
Rifkin BJ 2000

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