Sei Lob und Ehr dem höchsten Gut BWV 117; BC A 187 GND

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

Date of origin, Work history
um 1728-1731
Date of composition around 1728–1731, likely as a wedding cantata for a so-called full bridal mass - Brautmesse (compare with BWV 100, 192 and 250–252)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [o.Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 117/4 ChS
is adapted in BWV 117/4 (Variante) ChS
Comment
wahrscheinlich als Geburtstagsmusik für Herzog Christian von Sachsen-Weißenfels komponiert; in der autogr. Partitur Entwurf zum Eingangschor (NBA Suppl., S. 170‒173, P. Wollny, 2011).
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Sei Lob und Ehr dem höchsten Gut, BWv 117 (Collegium Vocale Gent - Ph. Herreweghe)

Libretto
J. J. Schütz (1675)
Link to lyrics
Chorale

Original sources
D-B N.Mus.ms. 34 [Score, Sketch]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1036, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 462, Faszikel 3 [Score]
D-HAmi Ms. 154 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5934 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 117 (1), J. G. Hientzsch [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]

Edition
Literature
Pfau BJ 2015, S. 341-349

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2023-08-22 : 11:26:24