Erfreut euch, ihr Herzen (dialogus) BWV 66.2; BWV 66; BC A 56

Sacred cantata (2nd Easter Day)

A* (Furcht), T* (Hoffnung), B*, S, A, T, B, Tr (ad lib.), Ob I/II, Bs, Vl I/II, Va, Bc
Date of origin
vor dem 10. April 1724
Early performances
, Leipzig, St. Nicholas Church (Premiere)
, Leipzig, St. Thomas Church (Premiere)
, Leipzig, St. Thomas Church
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 66.2/6 ChS
The movements 1-5 are parodies of the secular cantata BWV 66a. Following performances: 26.3.1731 and 11.4.1735
author unknown; mvts. 1-5: reworking of mvt. 8 and 1-4 from BWV 66.1; mvt. 6: stanza 3 from ‘Christ ist erstanden’ (medieval); first libretto printings: Leipzig 1724 II, Leipzig 1731 I
Link to lyrics
NBA I/10, S. 1 (Alfred Dürr, 1955) – Critical report (1955), S. 7;
BG 16, S.169 (W. Rust, 1868)
Original sources
D-B Bach P 73
D-LEb Rara I, 7b [Textdruck]
RUS-SPsc [Textdruck]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 447, Faszikel 2
D-B Bach P 1159/IX, Faszikel 6
PL-WRu 60003 Muz.
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 66, Stimmen
Verschollen BWV 66/4-6, F. Hauser
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