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

Second Day of Christmas, Cantata Cycle III (1725-1727)
Genre
Sacred cantata
Proper
Psalm: Psalm 98
Epistel: Titus, 4-7
Epistel: Apostelgeschichte 6, 8-15; 7, 1-2 und 55-60
Gospel: Lukas 2, 15-20
Gospel: Matthäus 23, 34-39
Week song: Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ
Scoring
Sopran solo (Anima), Bass solo (Jesus), Sopran, Alt, Tenor, Bass, Oboe I, Oboe II, Taille, Violine I, Violine II, Viola, Basso continuo

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 26. Dezember 1725
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 57/8 ChS
Comment
In der autographen Partitur starke Korrekturen (Kürzung) in Satz 1 und Verlaufsskizze zum Ritornell der Arie Nr. 7 (NBA Suppl., S. 150ff., P. Wollny, 2011).
Link to videos:
Selig ist der Mann (Dialog), BWV 57 (Netherlands Bach Society)

Author Libretto
Lehms, Georg Christian (1684–1717)
Libretto
G. C. Lehms. Movement 1: James 1:12. Movement 8: Hast du denn, Jesu, dein Angesicht gänzlich verborgen (A. Fritsch, 1668), stanza 6. Printed text: Lehms 1711/II, page 9 (only movements 1-7)
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Fritsch, Ahasver (1629–1701)
Chorale
Bible verse
Other printed librettos

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

Edition

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2024-03-05 : 12:15:37