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
B*, S, A, T, B; 2 Ob, Taille, 2 Vl, Va, Vc, Bc

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


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