Ich bin ein guter Hirt BWV 85; BC A 66 GND

Third Sunday of Easter/Misericordia Sunday, Cantata Cycle II (1724/1725)
Genre
Sacred cantata
Proper
Psalm: Psalm 23
Epistel: 1. Petrus, 2, 21-25
Gospel: Johannes 10, 12-16
Scoring
Sopran solo, Alt solo, Tenor solo, Bass solo, Sopran, Alt, Tenor, Bass, Oboe I, Oboe II, Violine I, Violine II, Viola, Violoncello piccolo, Basso continuo

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 15. April 1725
First performance April 15, 1725
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [Jg. 2]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 85/6 ChS
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Ich bin ein guter Hirt, BWV 85 (J. S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen)

Libretto
Author unknown. Movement 1: John 10, 12. Movement 3: Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt, dem ich mich ganz vertraue (C. Becker, 1598, after Psalm 23), stanza 1. Movement 6: Ist Gott mein Schild und Helfersmann (E. C. Homburg, 1658/1659), stanza 4
Link to lyrics
Chorale
Chorale

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 106 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 51 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/XIII, Faszikel 5 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 454, Faszikel 4 [Score]
PL-WRu 60008 Muz. [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]

Edition

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2024-04-25 : 03:26:20