Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Ich bin ein guter Hirt BWV 85; BC A 66

Sacred cantata (3rd Sunday of Easter)


Scoring
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 2 Ob, 2 Vl, Va, Vc picc, Bc
Date of origin
vor dem 15. April 1725
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 85/6 ChS
Lyrics
Text: author unknown
Cornelius Becker (1561–1604)
Ernst Christoph Homburg (1607–1681)

mvt. 1: John 10:12; mvt. 3: stanza 1 from ‘Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt’ by Cornelius Becker (1598, after Psalm 23); mvt. 6: stanza 4 from ‘Ist Gott mein Schild und Helfersmann‘ by Ernst Christoph Homburg (1658)
Link to lyrics
Edition
BG 20/1, S.101 (W. Rust, 1872) – ;
NBA I/11.1, S. 157 (Reinmar Emans, 1988) – Critical report (1989), S. 123
Sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 106 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 454, Faszikel 4
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/XIII, Faszikel 5
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 51 [Original source]
PL-WRu 60008 Muz.
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2018-08-01 : 01:05:10