Jesu, der du meine Seele BWV 78; BC A 130 GND

Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity, Choral Cantatas in the Second Leipzig Cantata Cycle
Chorale cantata
Psalm: Psalm 117
Epistel: Galater 5, 16-24
Gospel: Lukas 17, 11.19
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Cr, Fl trav, 2 Ob, 2 Vl, Va, Vne, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 10. September 1724
First performance on September 10, 1724; subsequent performance around 1736–1740 (additional autograph flauto traverso part); further performance after 1745 (autograph violone part); another performance around 1755 in Leipzig under the interim directorship of C. F. Barth and C. F. Penzel (see copy by D-B Bach P 962)
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [2. Jg.]
is part of BWV diverse [Jg. 2a]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 78/7 ChS
second performance after 1735
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV 78 (Netherlands Bach Society)

J. Rist (1641), stanzas 1 and 12 kept literally, stanzas 2–11 reworked for movements 2–6, however, with literal quotes from stanzas 3–5 and 19 (author unknown). Original text printed in Leipzig 1724 III, page [5]
Link to lyrics
Original lyrics
RUS-SPsc [Textdruck]

Original sources
D-LEb Thomana 78 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Part(s)]
Verschollen BWV 78, Originalstimmen [Part(s)]
RUS-SPsc [Textdruck] [Libretto]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 457, Faszikel 3 [Score]
D-B Bach P 962 [Score]
D-B Bach P 1159/III, Faszikel 5 [Score]
D-Eib 4.4.12 [Score]
D-LEb Rara II, 661/2-D [Score]
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 63 [Konvolut] [Score]
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 63, Faszikel 1 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5911 [Konvolut] [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5911, Faszikel 6 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 78 (1), A. Fuchs [Score]
Verschollen BWV 78 (2), L. Liepmannssohn 1916 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 78 (3), J. Müller [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]


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