Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

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

Chorale 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 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
Lyrics
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
Edition
BG 18, S.319 u. S. 381 (W. Rust, 1870) – ;
NBA I/31, S. 71 (Frieder Rempp, 1987) – Critical report (1988), S. 53
Sources
A-Wn Mus. Hs. 3358
D-B Am.B 596
D-B Mus. 10668 [Erstdruck]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 71
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 72
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 177
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 657
D-LEm Becker III.2.18
D-MLHb Nr. 559 (Dauerleihgabe in: Mühlhausen, Marienkirche)
D-MLHb Divi Blasii in XII/81
D-Rp SM VI/85
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 55, no. 132
PL-Wu RM 5938
US-Wc M2025 .B2 F5
US-Wc ML96 .B188
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 80 (1), Partitur
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 80 (2), Stimmen
Verschollen BWV 80, Kaiserin Augusta-Gymnasium (Berlin)
Verschollen BWV 80, K. Zulehner
Verschollen BWV 80 (1), J. G. Schuster
Verschollen BWV 80 (2), Katharinen- und Weißfrauenstift (Frankfurt)
Verschollen BWV 80 (4), List & Francke 1890
Verschollen Choralsammlung
[Kantate BWV 80: Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (Bearbeitung Satz 1, 5)] Partitur W. F. Bach
[Katalog (Angebotliste) Zulehner 1812]
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2018-07-31 : 02:35:00