Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Wachet! Betet! Betet! Wachet! BWV 70.2; BWV 70; BC A 165

Sacred cantata (26th Sunday after Trinity)


Scoring
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B, Tr/Tr da tir?, Ob, Vl I/II, Va, Vc obl oder Org obl, Bc
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
, Leipzig
relation to other works:
 BWVBC F
relation from other works:
 BWV 70.2/11 (o.I.) ChS
Comment
EZ vor dem 21. November 1723; extended arrangement of BWV 70.1 (Weimar version, cantata for advent).
Lyrics
author unknown
Salomon Franck (1659–1725)
Christian Keymann (1607–1662)

see BWV 70.1; mvts. 2,4,6,9: author unknown; mvt. 7: stanza 5 from ‘Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele’ (Freiberg, 1620); mvt. 11: stanza 5 from ‘Meinen Jesum lass ich nicht‘ by Christian Keymann (1658); libretto printing: Franck 1717
Link to lyrics
Edition
BG 16, S.329 (W. Rust, 1868) – ;
NBA I/27, S. 107 (Alfred Dürr, 1968) – Critical report (1968), S. 103
Sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 95 [Original source]
Verschollen Choralsammlung
Static URL
https://www.bach-digital.de/receive/BachDigitalWork_work_00000088 [XML] [MEI] [JSON-LD]
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Last changed
2018-07-07 : 03:29:28