Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten BWV 93; BC A 104 GND

Fifth Sunday after Trinity, Choral Cantatas in the Second Leipzig Cantata Cycle
Chorale cantata
Psalm: Psalm 8
Psalm: Psalm 117
Epistel: 1. Petrus 3, 8-15
Gospel: Lukas 5, 1-11
Sopran solo, Alt solo, Tenor solo, Bass solo, Sopran, Alt, Tenor, Bass, Oboe I, Oboe II, Violine I, Violine II, Viola, Basso continuo

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 09. Juli 1724
First performance on July 9, 1724; subsequent performance likely on July 13, 1732, as evidenced by watermark and scribe J. G. Haupt; partly reworked? The fourth movement was arranged for organ around 1746, see BWV 647. Further performance in 1756 by J. F. Doles
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [2. Jg.]
is part of BWV diverse [Jg. 2a]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 647
The original parts reveal two phases of writing (first performance 1724, second performance about 1732/1733), s. D LEb Thomana 93, Faszikel 1
Movement 4 was also arranged for organ solo (BWV 647)
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten, BWV 93 (J. S. Bachstiftung St. Gallen)

G. Neumark (date of composition 1641; Erstdruck 1657), stanzas 1, 4, and 7 as well as 2 (without the closing line) and 5 (within movement 3 and 5) are kept literally. Movement 2, 3, 5, and 6 contain, in part, literal quotes from the other stanzas (author unknown)
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-LEb Thomana 93, Faszikel 1 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Part(s)]
Verschollen BWV 93, Originalstimmen [Part(s)]
Additional sources
[Verschollen Kantatenabschriften, C. v. Winterfeld] [Score]
CH-Zz Ms.Car XV 244 (32) : A 16 a-d [vocal score / piano reduction]
CH-Zz Ms.Car XV 244 (32) : B 14 [unknown]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/V, Faszikel 4 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1175 [vocal score / piano reduction]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1218 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 465, Faszikel 6 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 646 [vocal score / piano reduction]
D-B N.Mus.ms. 10072-19 [Score]
D-Eib 4.4.13 [Score]
D-LEb Thomana 93, Faszikel 2 [nach 1750] (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Part(s)]
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151, Faszikel 3 [Score]
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151 [Konvolut] [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5909, Faszikel 4 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5909 [Konvolut] [Score]
Verschollen BWV 93, C. v. Winterfeld Nr. 300 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 93, H. G. Nägeli [1] [Score]
Verschollen BWV 93, H. G. Nägeli [2] [Score]


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