Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Gott ist mein König BWV 71; BC B 1

Sacred cantata (Council election)


Scoring
S*, A*, T*, B* (Ripienstimmen ad lib.); Tr I–III, Timp; Fl dolce I/II, Vc; Ob I/II, Bs; Vl I/II, Va, Vne; Org obl
Early performances
, Mühlhausen, Marienkirche (Premiere)
, Mühlhausen, Divi-Blasii-Kirche
Comment
EZ vor dem 04. Februar 1708; first printed composition during Bach's lifetime (Libretto and parts were printed in 1708)
Lyrics
author unknown (G. C. Eilmar?)
Johann Heermann (1585–1647)
probably G. C. Eilmar (Mühlhausen 1708); mvt. 1: Psalm 74:12; mvt. 2: 2. Samuel 19:35+37 and stanza 6 from ‘O Gott, du frommer Gott’ by Johann Heermann (1630); mvt. 3: Deuteronomy 33:25 and Genesis 21:22b; mvt. 4: Psalm 74:16-17; mvt. 6: Psalm 74:19
Link to lyrics
Edition
BG 18, S.3 (W. Rust, 1870) – ;
NBA I/32.1, S. 1 (Christine Fröde, 1992) – Critical report (1992), S. 13
Sources
D-B Mus. 11495 [Originaldruck BWV 71] [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 45, Faszikel 1 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 452, Faszikel 2
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/VI, Faszikel 3
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 377, Faszikel 1 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 377, Faszikel 2
GB-Lbl Hirsch III. 620 [Originaldruck BWV 71] [Original source]
NL-DHgm III/Bachdoos/a [Originaldruck BWV 71] [Original source]
PL-Wu RM 5929 [Konvolut]
PL-Wu RM 5929, Faszikel 2
Verschollen Originaldruck BWV 71, G. R. Wagener [Original source]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 71, Partitur
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2018-08-16 : 09:24:46