Jesus schläft, was soll ich hoffen BWV 81; BC A 39GND

Fourth Sunday of Epiphany, Cantata Cycle I (1723/1724)
Other catalogues
NV 1790, S. 75 [10]
Genre
Sacred cantata
Proper
Psalm: Psalm 46
Epistel: Römer 13, 8-10
Gospel: Matthäus 8, 23-27
Scoring
A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 2 Fl dolce, 2 Ob d’am, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 30. Januar 1724
Erstaufführung 30. Januar 1724
Early performances
, Leipzig, St. Thomas Church (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 81/7 ChS
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Jesus schläft, was soll ich hoffen, BWV 81 (Netherlands Bach Society)

Libretto
author unknown
Johann Franck (1618–1677)

mvt. 2: beginning after Psalm 10:1; mvt. 4: Matthew 8:26; mvt. 7: stanza 2 from 'Jesu, meine Freude' by Johann Franck (1653); first libretto printing: Leipzig 1724 I
Link to lyrics
Original lyrics
RUS-SPsc 6.35.1.849 [Textdruck]

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 120 [Score, Sketch]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 59 [Part(s)]
RUS-SPsc 6.35.1.849 [Textdruck] [Libretto]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 458, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/XV, Faszikel 8 [Score]
D-Eib 4.4.11 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5914 [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 81 (1), Partitur [Score]
Verschollen BWV 81, C. v. Winterfeld Nr. 313 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 81 (2), Königlich akademisches Institut für Kirchenmusik Breslau [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 81 (2), Stimmen [Part(s)]

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