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

Sacred cantata (6th Sunday of Easter)

S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 2 Ob d’am, 2 Vl, Va, Bc
Date of origin
vor dem 14. Mai 1724
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
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.
author unknown
Georg Grünwald (1490–1530)
Paul Speratus (1484–1551)

mvt. 1: John 16:23; mvt. 3: stanza 16 from ‘Kommt her zu mir, spricht Gottes Sohn’ by Georg Grünwald (1530); mvt. 6: stanza 11 from ‘Es ist das Heil uns kommen’ by Paul Speratus (1523)
Link to lyrics
NBA I/12, S. 45 (Alfred Dürr, 1960) – Critical report (1960), S. 76;
BG 20/1, S.121 (W. Rust, 1872)
Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 157
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 464, Faszikel 4
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/VII, Faszikel 9
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 96
D-OB MO 491
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