Erfreute Zeit im neuen Bunde BWV 83; BC A 167 GND

Feast of the Purification of the Virgin/Presentation of Jesus at the Temple, Cantata Cycle I (1723/1724)
Other catalogues
NV 1790, S. 76 [3]
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 12
Epistel: Maleachi 3, 1-4
Gospel: Lukas 2, 22-32
A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 2 Cr, 2 Ob, Vl conc, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 02. Februar 1724
First performance on February 2, 1724; subsequent performance on February 2, 1727 (as indicated by watermark, handwriting styles of scribe Anon. IIf)
Early performances
, Leipzig, St. Nicholas Church (Premiere) (Link to event)
, Leipzig (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
relation from other works:
has as part BWV 83/5 ChS
probably second performance in 1727 (transposed part "Basso continuo"); Lit.: Dürr Chr 2, p. 152
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Erfreute Zeit im neuen Bunde, BWV 83 (Netherlands Bach Society)
Erfreute Zeit im neuen Bunde, BWV 83 (Stiftsbarock Stuttgart, K. Johannsen)

Author unknown. Movement 2 utilizes Luke 2, 29–31. Movement 3 is loosely based on Hebrews 4, 16. Movement 5: Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin (Martin Luther, 1524), stanza 4. Printed text: Leipzig 1724 I, page 9
Link to lyrics
Original lyrics
RUS-SPsc [Textdruck]

Original sources
Verschollen BWV 83, Originalpartitur [Score]
D-B Bach St 21 [Part(s)]
Verschollen BWV 83, Originalstimmen [Part(s)]
RUS-SPsc [Textdruck] [Libretto]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 447, Faszikel 3 [Score]
D-B Bach P 1159/IX, Faszikel 7 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5924 [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 83, Partitur [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]


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