Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Christen, ätzet diesen Tag BWV 63; BC A 8

Sacred cantata (1st Christmas Day)


Scoring
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 4 Tr, Timp, 3 Ob, Bs, 2 Vl, Va, Bc. [WA 1729 (?): Org obl statt Ob in Satz 3.]
Early performances
, Weimar
, Leipzig
Comment
EZ vor dem 25. Dezember 1714; setting of later version: organ instead of oboe I in movement 3 (D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 9).
Lyrics
author unknown; probably J. M. Heineccius (1674–1722)
Link to lyrics
Edition
BG 16, S.53 (W. Rust, 1868) – ;
NBA I/2, S. 1 (Alfred Dürr, 1957) – Critical report (1957), S. 7
Sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 443, Faszikel 5
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/XI, Faszikel 4
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 9 [Original source]
PL-Wu RM 5913 [Konvolut]
PL-Wu RM 5913, Faszikel 2
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 63, Partitur
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Last changed
2018-08-15 : 06:22:52