Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan BWV 100; BC A 191 GND

Without Designation/For all times (in ogni tempore), Wedding (Bridal Mass), without assignment
Chorale cantata
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 2 Cr, Timp, Fl trav, Ob d’am, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
um 1734–1735
Date of composition around 1734–1735, likely as a wedding cantata for an entire nuptial mass (compare with BWV 117, 192, and 250–252). Subsequent performance around 1737, as evidenced by scribes J. G. Heinrich, J. W. Machts, G. T. Krauß, and J. L. Dietel. Another performance around 1742, indicated by scribe G. H. Noah and autograph figured bass for a transposed organ part. Further performances by C. P. E. Bach in Hamburg, with entries for copyists on the cover of the autograph score. Movements 1 and 6 originate from BWV 99/1 and BWV 75/7 and 14, respectively, and are expanded in the orchestral arrangement
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [o.Jg.]
relation from other works:
has arrangement in BWV 100/6 (o.Zw.) ChS
The first movement is an arrangement of BWV 99/1; mvt. 6 is borrowed from BWV 75/7.
Later performances after 1735 and about 1742.
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan, BWV 100 (Netherlands Bach Society)

S. Rodigast (Date of composition 1675; first print 1676/1677)
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 159 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 97 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
Verschollen BWV 100, F. C. Griepenkerl [Score]
Verschollen BWV 100, Voß-Buch [identisch mit D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 97, Gruppe 2] [Score]


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