Wahrlich, wahrlich, ich sage euch BWV 86; BC A 73 GND

Sixth Sunday of Easter/Rogation Sunday, Cantata Cycle I (1723/1724)
Other catalogues
NV 1790, S. 78 [1]
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 50
Psalm: Psalm 34
Epistel: Jakobus 1, 22-27
Gospel: Johannes 16, 23-30
Sopran solo, Alt solo, Tenor solo, Bass solo, Sopran, Alt, Tenor, Bass, Oboe d'amore I, Oboe d'amore II, Violine I, Violine II, Viola, Basso continuo

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 14. Mai 1724
First performance May 14, 1724
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 86/6 ChS
The original parts are lost, therefore the instrumental setting is not always clear.
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Wahrlich, wahrlich, ich sage euch, BWV 86 (Netherlands Bach Society)

Author unknown. Movement 1: John 16, 23. Movement 3: Kommt her zu mir, spricht Gottes Sohn (G. Grünwald, 1530), stanza 16. Movement 6: Es ist das Heil uns kommen her (P. Speratus, 1524), stanza 11
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 157 [Score]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/VII, Faszikel 9 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 464, Faszikel 4 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 96 [Part(s)]
D-OB MO 491 [Part(s)]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]


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