O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort BWV 60; BC A 161GND

Sacred cantata
Designation of a cantata
24th Sunday after Trinity
A* (Furcht), T* (Hoffnung), B* (Vox Christi), S, A, T, B, Cor, Ob d’am I/II, Vl I/II, Va, Bc

Work history, Date of origin
EA 7. November 1723; WA nach 1735 (WZ der Stimme Bc)
vor dem 07. November 1723
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 60/5 ChS
Introduction to the work

Author Libretto
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Johann Rist (1607–1667)
Franz Joachim Burmeister (1633–1672)

mvt. 1: stanza 1 from ‚O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort‘ by Johann Rist (1642) and Genesis 49:18; mvt. 4: Revelation 14:13; mvt. 5: stanza 5 from ‘Es ist genung, so nimm, Herr, meinen Geist’ by Franz Joachim Burmeister (1662)
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Author Chorale
Rist, Johann (1607-1667)
Burmeister, Franz Joachim (1633–1672)
Bible verse
Bible verse

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 74 [Part(s)]
Verschollen BWV 60, Originalstimme (Continuo) [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Mus. O. 12172 Rara, Teil 2 (handschriftlicher Anhang) [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 461, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/XVI, Faszikel 8 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 20 oder 60, J. Rietz [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]


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