Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Was frag ich nach der Welt BWV 94; BC A 115

Chorale cantata (9th Sunday after Trinity)


Scoring
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Fl trav, 2 Ob, 2 Ob d’am, 2 Vl, Va, Bc
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
Comment
EZ vor dem 06. August 1724; Probably second performance about 1732/1735.
Lyrics
Balthasar Kindermann (1664); stanzas 1, 7 and 8, also 3 and 5 (within mvts. 3 and 5) kept word for word; mvts. 2-7 contain reworked material of the remaining stanzas (author unknown)
Link to lyrics
Edition
NBA I/19, S. 43 (Robert L. Marshall, 1985) – Critical report (1989), S. 53;
BG 22, S.97 (W. Rust, 1875) –
Sources
CH-Zz Ms.Car XV 244 (32) : B 8, Faszikel 1
CH-Zz Ms.Car XV 244 (32) : B 8, Faszikel 2
D-B Am.B 44 [Konvolut]
D-B Am.B 44, Faszikel 11
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 47, Faszikel 2 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 50, Faszikel 2
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 464, Faszikel 5
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 960
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1028
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/IV, Faszikel 5
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 383
D-HAmi Ms. 148
D-LEb Thomana 94, Faszikel 1 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Original source]
D-LEb Thomana 94, Faszikel 2 [nach 1750] (Depositum im Bach-Archiv)
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151 [Konvolut]
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151, Faszikel 2
PL-Wu RM 5931
Verschollen BWV 94, Originalstimmen [Original source]
Verschollen BWV 94, H. G. Nägeli [1]
Verschollen BWV 94, H. G. Nägeli [2]
Verschollen BWV 94, J. Traeg
Verschollen Choralsammlung
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2018-08-02 : 10:39:19