Wachet! betet! betet! wachet [Weimarer Fassung] BWV 70.1; BWV 70a; BC [A 4]GND

Genre
Sacred cantata
Designation of a cantata
2nd Sunday of Advent
Scoring
S*, A*, T*, B*, Tr, [Ob,] Vl I/II, Va, Bc

Early performances
, Weimar (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [W. Kant.]
relation from other works:
has revision BWV 70.2
Comment
original version of BWV 70. Apart from the original string parts the music is lost. Correspondences as follows: BWV 70.1/1 (chorus) = BWV 70.2/1; 70.1/2, 3, 4, 5 (aria 1, 2, 3, 4) = 70.2/3, 5, 8, 10; 70.1/6 (chorale) = 70.2/11

Libretto
Salomon Franck (Weimar/Jena 1717); mvt. 6: stanza 5 from 'Meinen Jesum lass ich nicht' by Christian Keymann (1658); libretto printing: Franck 1717
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 95 [Part(s)]

Edition

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2022-02-28 : 11:19:30