Ihr werdet weinen und heulen BWV 103; BC A 69 GND

Fourth Sunday of Easter/Jubilate Sunday, Cantata Cycle II (1724/1725)
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 66
Epistel: 1. Petrus 2, 11-17
Gospel: Johannes 16, 16-23
A solo, T solo, S, A, T, B, Trumpet, Flauto piccolo, Traverse flute/Violine concertato (performance 1731), Oboe d'amore I, Oboe d'amore II, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Basso continuo

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 22. April 1725
First performance on April 22, 1725; subsequent performance on April 15, 1731 (scribe Johann Ludwig Krebs part for flauto traverso/violin concertato)
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
, Leipzig (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [Jg. 2]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 103/6 ChS
Presumably second performance on April 15, 1731.
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Ihr werdet weinen und heulen, BWV 103 (J. S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen)

C. M. von Ziegler. Movement 1: John 16, 20. Movement 6: Vater, höchster Gott (Paul Gerhardt, 1653), stanza 9. Printed text: Ziegler 1728, page 243 (textual deviations compared to Bach’s setting)
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 122 [Score, Sketch]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 63 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
Verschollen BWV 103, Breslauer Institut f. Schul- u. Kirchenmusik [unknown]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]


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