Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid (concerto in dialogo) [early version] BWV 58.1; BWV 58; BC A 26a

Sacred cantata (2nd Sunday of Christmas)


Scoring
S* (Seele), B* (Jesus), Vl solo, Vl I/II, Va, Bc
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
Comment
EZ vor dem 05. Januar 1727; early version (incomplete): the movements 1, 2, 4 and 5 correspond to a large extend to the later version (mvt. 1 and 5 without oboes); mvt. 3 completely lost except the part for basso continuo.
Lyrics
Christoph Birkmann; mvt. 1: stanza 1 from ‚Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid‘ by Martin Moller (1587); mvt. 5: stanza 2 from ‚O Jesus Christ, meins Lebens Licht‘ by Martin Behm (1610); mvt. 3 (early version): text lost; libretto printing: Birkmann 1728
Link to lyrics
Edition
NBA I/4, S. 241 (Satz 3, Continuo-Stimme) (Werner Neumann, 1965) – Critical report (1964), S. 133
Sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 866 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 389 [Original source]
D-LEb Thomana 58 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Original source]
D-Nst Will II, 1413 8° [Textdruck]
Static URL
https://www.bach-digital.de/receive/BachDigitalWork_work_00000074 [XML] [MEI] [JSON-LD]
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Last changed
2018-07-06 : 03:57:42