Der Himmel dacht auf Anhalts Ruhm und Glück (serenata) BWV 66.1; BWV 66a; BC [G 4]GND

Anhalt-Köthen
Genre
Secular cantata
Scoring
probably: A solo, T solo, B solo, S, A, T, B, Oboe I, Oboe II, Bassono, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Basso continuo

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 10. Dezember 1718
The original manuscript of this cantata is lost. Parts of this cantata can be found in BWV 66: mvt. 1 = BWV 66/2, mvt. 1 = BWV 66/3, mvt. 3 = BWV 66/4, mvt. 4 = BWV 66/5, mvt. 8 = BWV 66/1; the other movements (5-7) are lost.
Early performances
, Köthen (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation from other works:
has revision BWV 66.2
Comment
Presumably the setting is the same as in BWV 66.3. The vocal soloists stated in Hunold's libretto are called "Glückseligkeit Anhalts" and "Fama".
Link to videos:
Der Himmel dacht auf Anhalts Ruhm und Glück (Serenata), BWV 66.1 (Mitteldeutsche Hofmusik, A. Grychtolik)

Libretto
C. F. Hunold ("Auserlesene und theils noch nie gedruckte Gedichte [...]", Part II, Nr. 12, Halle 1719, pp. 84-90); libretto printing: Menantes 1719
Link to lyrics

Additional sources
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Edition
Literature
Smend Kö, S. 178-83

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2022-12-06 : 01:49:33