Herr Christ, der einge Gottessohn BWV 96; BC A 142 GND

Eigteenth Sunday after Trinity, Choral Cantatas in the Second Leipzig Cantata Cycle
Chorale cantata
Psalm: Psalm 110
Epistel: 1. Korinther 1, 4-9
Gospel: Matthäus 22, 34-46
Sopran solo, Alt solo, Tenor solo, Bass solo, Sopran, Alt, Tenor, Bass, Corno (Trombone in Satz 1 bei Wiederaufführung 1747), Flauto traverso, Flauto piccolo (Violine piccolo bei Wiederaufführung 1734 statt Flauto piccolo/traverso), Oboe I, Oboe II, Violine I, Violine II, Viola, Basso continuo

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 08. Oktober 1724
First performance on October 8, 1724; subsequent performance on October 24, 1734 (as indicated by scribes G. T. Krauß and J. G. Haupt) and on October 1, 1747 (with handwritten changes for Trombone in the original Corno part and as indicated by scribe J. C. Altnickol)
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
, Leipzig (Link to event)
, Leipzig (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 96/6 ChS
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Herr Christ, der einge Gottessohn, BWV 96 (J. S. Bachstiftung St. Gallen)

E. Creutziger (1524), stanza 1 and 5 kept literally (movement 1 and 6), stanzas 2–4 (movements 2–5) reworked (author unknown)
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 179, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 179, Faszikel 2 [Part(s)]
D-LEb Thomana 96 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Part(s)]
Verschollen BWV 96, Originalstimmen [Part(s)]
Additional sources
CH-Zz Ms.Car XV 244 (32) : B 12 [vocal score / piano reduction]
D-B Am.B 43, Faszikel 6 [Score]
D-B Am.B 43 [Konvolut] [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/VI, Faszikel 8 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 192 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 453, Faszikel 3 [Score]
D-KNu K 16a/6412 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5919 [Score]
Vernichtet BWV 96 [?], Franz-Hauser-Archiv [Score]
Verschollen BWV 96, Breitkopf [Score]
Verschollen BWV 96, H. G. Nägeli [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]


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