Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

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

Sacred cantata (Funeral)


Scoring
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 2 Fl dolce, 2 Vdg, Bc
Comment
EZ um 1707–1708; 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.)
Lyrics
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
Edition
BG 23, S.149 (W. Rust, 1876) – ;
NBA I/34, S. 1 (Ryuichi Higuchi, 1986) – Critical report (1990), S. 11
Sources
D-B Am.B 43 [Konvolut]
D-B Am.B 43, Faszikel 3
D-B Mus. 11486 (2) [Erstdruck]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 90
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 451, Faszikel 4
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 838, Faszikel 1
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1018
D-DS BWV 106 [vernichtet]
D-F Mus Hs 149
D-HEms BWV 106
D-KNu K 16a/6412
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 55, no. 132
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 63 [Konvolut]
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 63, Faszikel 6
US-Wc ML30.8j .B334 1830z
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 106 (1), Partitur
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 106 (2), Stimmen
Verschollen BWV 106, Kaiserin Augusta-Gymnasium (Berlin)
Verschollen BWV 106, Breitkopf
Verschollen BWV 106 [Arrangement], Kaiserin Augusta-Gymnasium (Berlin)
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2018-07-06 : 05:19:55