Wer mich liebet, der wird mein Wort halten BWV 59; BC A 82GND

Sacred cantata
Designation of a cantata
1st Day of Pentecost
S*, B*, S, A, T, B; 2 Tr, Timp, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Work history, Date of origin
Later parody of mvt. 1, 3 and 4 (1 and 4 = BWV 74/1 + 2; mvt. 3 = BWV 175/7)
um 1718
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is exemplar of BWVBC F
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]

Author Libretto
Neumeister, Erdmann (1671–1756)
Erdmann Neumeister (Eisenach, 1716/17) (only mvts. 1-4 set in music); mvt. 1: John 14:23; mvt. 3: stanza 1 from ‘Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott’ by Martin Luther (1524)
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Author Chorale
Luther, Martin (1483–1546)
Bible verse
Other printed librettos

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 161 [Score, Sketch]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 102 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 162 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 465, Faszikel 5 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 492, Faszikel 4 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/V, Faszikel 3 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5921 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5930 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 59, C. v. Winterfeld Nr. 295 [Score]
D-HVs Kestner No. 164 (Nr. 1-8) [Part(s)]

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