God's time is the very best time (Actus tragicus) BWV 106; BC B 18GND

Genre
Sacred cantata
Designation of a cantata
Funeral
Scoring
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 2 Fl dolce, 2 Vdg, Bc

Date of origin
um 1707–1708
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [M. Kant.]
Comment
The compilation of the text follows J. Olearius: "Christliche Bet-Schule (...)", Leipzig 1668.
Lit.: R. Steiger in: MuK 55 (1985), p. 231-34 and MuK 59 (1989), p. 11-23. New dating 16.9.1708 = burial of the mayor of Mühlhausen Adolph Strecker (Rathey, in: BJ 2006, p. 65ff.)

Libretto
author unknown
Martin Luther (1483–1546)
Adam Reusner (1496-ca.1575)


The unknown author unites a few own words with following bible verses (Acts 17:28, Psalm 90:12, Isaiah 38:1, Jesus Sirach 14:18, Revelation 22:20 (in mvt. 2), Psalm 31:6, Luke 23:43 (in mvt. 3) and stanza 1 (in mvt. 3) from ‘Mit Fried und Freud fahr ich dahin’ by Martin Luther (1524) and stanza 7 from ‘In dich hab ich gehoffet, Herr’ by Adam Reusner (1533)
compilation of texts presumably by Bach
Die Bibeltext-Zusammenstellung folgt ziemlich genau J. Olearius: "Christliche Bet-Schule (...)", Leipzig 1668; Lit.: R. Steiger in: MuK 55 (1985), S. 231-34 und MuK 59 (1989), S. 11-23.
Link to lyrics

Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 90 [single manuscript, Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1018 [single manuscript, Score]
D-F Mus Hs 149 [single manuscript, Score]
D-HEms BWV 106 [single manuscript, Score]
US-Wc ML30.8j .B334 1830z [single manuscript, Part(s)]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 106 (1), Partitur [single manuscript, Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 106 (2), Stimmen [single manuscript, Part(s)]
Verschollen BWV 106, Kaiserin Augusta-Gymnasium (Berlin) [single manuscript, Score and part(s)]
Verschollen BWV 106, Breitkopf [single manuscript, Score]
Verschollen BWV 106 [Arrangement], Kaiserin Augusta-Gymnasium (Berlin) [single manuscript, Part(s)]
D-B Am.B 43, Faszikel 3 [single manuscript within composite manuscript, Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 451, Faszikel 4 [single manuscript within composite manuscript, Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 838, Faszikel 1 [single manuscript within composite manuscript, Score]
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 63, Faszikel 6 [single manuscript within composite manuscript, Score]
D-B Am.B 43 [Konvolut] [composite manuscript, Score]
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 63 [Konvolut] [composite manuscript, Score]
D-DS BWV 106 [vernichtet] [collective manuscript, Score]
D-KNu K 16a/6412 [collective manuscript, Score]
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 55, no. 132 [collective manuscript in convolute, Score]
D-B Mus. 11486 (2) [Erstdruck] [print, Score]

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