Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland BWV 62; BC A 2

Chorale cantata (1st Sunday of Advent)


Scoring
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Cr, 2 Ob, 2 Vl, Va, Bc
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 62/6 ChS
Comment
EZ vor dem 03. Dezember 1724; 2nd performance about 1732/1734 (s. watermark of violone part)
Lyrics
Martin Luther (1524); stanza 2-7 (mvts. 2-5) reworked (author unknown);
libretto printing: Leipzig 1724 IV until 1919 in RF SPsc (s. W. Hobohm, in: BJ 1973, S.7)
Link to lyrics
Edition
BG 16, S.21 (W. Rust, 1868) – ;
NBA I/1, S. 75 (Werner Neumann, 1954) – Critical report (1955), S. 50
Sources
D-B Am.B 44 [Konvolut]
D-B Am.B 44, Faszikel 10
D-Bhm H 985
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 172
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 460, Faszikel 5
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 838, Faszikel 2
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 877 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1027
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1175
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 397
D-LEb Rara II, 661/1-D
D-LEb Thomana 62 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Original source]
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151 [Konvolut]
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151, Faszikel 1
PL-WRu 60004 Muz.
Verschollen BWV 61 (oder BWV 62 ?), Kaiserin Augusta-Gymnasium (Berlin)
Verschollen BWV 62, Breitkopf
Verschollen Choralsammlung
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2018-07-06 : 04:13:58