Selig ist der Mann (Dialog) BWV 57; BC A 14GND

Genre
Sacred cantata
Designation of a cantata
2nd Christmas Day
Scoring
S* (Anima),B* (Jesus), S, A, T, B, Ob I/II, Taille, Vl I/II, Va, Bc

Date of origin
vor dem 26. Dezember 1725
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 57/8 ChS
Comment
In der autogr. Partitur starke Korrekturen (Kürzung) in Satz 1 und Verlaufsskizze zum Ritornell der Arie Nr. 7 (NBA Suppl., S. 150ff., P. Wollny, 2011).

Libretto
Georg Christian Lehms (Darmstadt, 1711); mvt. 1: James 1:12; mvt. 8: stanza 6 from ‘Hast du denn, Jesu, dein Angesicht gänzlich verborgen’ by Ahasverus Fritsch (1668)
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 144 [single manuscript, Score, Sketch]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 83 [single manuscript, Part(s)]
Additional sources
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 57, Partitur [single manuscript, Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 462, Faszikel 4 [single manuscript within composite manuscript, Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/VII, Faszikel 1 [single manuscript within composite manuscript, Score]
PL-Wu RM 5913, Faszikel 4 [single manuscript within composite manuscript, Score]
PL-Wu RM 5913 [Konvolut] [composite manuscript, Score]
PL-ŁŹu M 35000, 3 [collective manuscript, Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [collective manuscript, Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [collective manuscript, Score]

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2021-10-04 : 12:20:13