Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen BWV 56; BC A 146 GND

Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity, Cantata Cycle III (1725-1727)
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 39
Epistel: Epheser 4, 22-28
Gospel: Matthäus 9, 1-8
Bass solo, Sopran, Alt, Tenor, Bass, Oboe I, Oboe II, Taille, Violine I, Violine II, Viola, Violoncello, Basso continuo

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 27. Oktober 1726
First performance on October 27, 1726
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 56/5 ChS
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen, BWV 56 (J. S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen)

Author Libretto
Birkmann, Christoph (1703-1771)
C. Birkmann. Movement 5: Du, o schönes Weltgebäude (J. Franck, 1653), stanza 6. Printed text: Birkmann 1728, page 130
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Franck, Johann (1618–1677 )

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 118 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 58 [Part(s)]
edition essential source
D-Nst Will II, 1413 8° [Textdruck] [Libretto]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/XV, Faszikel 6 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 456, Faszikel 5 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5927 [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 56, Stimmen [Part(s)]


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