Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott [2nd Leipzig version] BWV 80.3; BWV 80; BC A 183bGND

Other catalogues
BR-WFB N 162
Genre
Chorale cantata
Designation of a cantata
Reformation Day [31 October]
Scoring
S solo, A solo, T solo, B solo, S, A, T, B, Oboe I, Oboe II, Oboe III, Oboe d'amore I, Oboe d'amore II, Oboe da caccia/Taille, Violino I, Violino II, Viola, Basso continuo

relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [o.Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 80/8 ChS
Comment
about setting: very probably trumpets and timpani were added later by W. F. Bach

Libretto
Martin Luther (1528/29); four stanzas kept word for word in mvts. 1, 5 and 8 (stanzas 1, 3, 4) and mvt. 2 (stanza 2), slightly altered Oculi-text from Franck (1715) added (-> BWV 80.1 (80a), mvts. 2-4,6,7)
Link to lyrics

Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 657 [vocal score / piano reduction]
A-Wn Mus. Hs. 3358 [Score]
D-B Am.B 596 [Score]
D-B Mus. 10668 [Erstdruck] [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 71 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 72 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 177 [Score]
D-LEm Becker III.2.18 [Score]
D-Rp SM VI/85 [Score]
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 55, no. 132 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5938 [Score]
US-Wc M2025 .B2 F5 [Score]
US-Wc ML96 .B188 [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 80 (1), Partitur [Score]
Verschollen BWV 80, K. Zulehner [Score]
Verschollen BWV 80 (1), J. G. Schuster [Score]
Verschollen BWV 80 (2), Katharinen- und Weißfrauenstift (Frankfurt) [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
[Kantate BWV 80: Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (Bearbeitung Satz 1, 5)] Partitur W. F. Bach [Score]
[Katalog (Angebotliste) Zulehner 1812] [Score]
D-MLHb Nr. 559 (Dauerleihgabe in: Mühlhausen, Marienkirche) [Part(s)]
D-MLHb Divi Blasii in XII/81 (heute in D-MLHm) [Part(s)]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 80 (2), Stimmen [Part(s)]
Verschollen BWV 80, Kaiserin Augusta-Gymnasium (Berlin) [Part(s)]
Verschollen BWV 80 (4), List & Francke 1890 [Part(s)]

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