Unser Mund sei voll Lachens BWV 110; BC A 10 GND

Christmas Day, Cantata Cycle III (1725-1727)
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 92
Epistel: Titus 2, Vers 11–14
Epistel: Jesaja 9, Vers 2–7
Gospel: Lukas 2, Vers 1–14
Week song: Gelobet seist du, Jesus Christ (M. Luther 1524)
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B, Tr I–III, Tr da tir, Timp, Fl trav I/II, Ob I–III, Ob d’am, Ob da caccia, Bs, Vl I/II, Va, Bc. (WA: Verstärkung des Vokalchors durch Ripienstimmen)

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 25. Dezember 1725
First performance on December 25, 1725; subsequent performance around 1728–1731 (watermark, autograph handwriting styles for the Ripieno parts), further performances not datable (Basso continuo part by Anon. L 150/L 151 possibly only after 1750). Movement 1 uses the orchestral setting of BWV 1069/1, while Movement 5 is a parody of Virga Jesse floruit BWV 243.1, insert movement D
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [3. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 110/7 ChS
revival between 1728 and 1731.
Link to videos:
Unser Mund sei voll Lachens, BWV 110 (J. S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen)

G. C. Lehms. Movement 1 is based on Psalm 126, verses 2–3. Movement 3 is from Jeremiah 10, verse 6. Movement 5 is from Luke 2, verse 14. Movement 7 is based on the hymn Wir Christenleut by C. Füger from the year 1592, stanza 5. The printed text can be found in a publication by Lehms from the year 1711, volume I, on page 5
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 153 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 92 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 463, Faszikel 6 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/VII, Faszikel 7 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5913 [Konvolut] [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5913, Faszikel 3 [Score]
US-NYpm B 1184. C229 (MA 9) [Score]
Verschollen BWV 110, C. v. Winterfeld Nr. 310 [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
[Verschollen Kantatenabschriften, C. v. Winterfeld] [Score]


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