Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Preise, Jerusalem, den Herrn BWV 119; BC B 3

Sacred cantata (Council election)


Scoring
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 4 Tr, Timp, 2 Fl dolce, 3 Ob, 2 Ob da cac, 2 Vl, Va, Bc
Early performances
, Leipzig, St. Nicholas Church (Premiere)
relation to other works:
 BWVBC F
Comment
EZ vor dem 30. August 1723; The 1st movement is an arrangement of an instrumental piece (French Overture), maybe it is a parody. Lit.: Marshall CP I, p. 26; A. Dürr, in: BJ 1986, p. 117-20.
Lyrics
author unknown; mvt. 1: Psalm 147:12-14; mvt. 9: ‘Te Deum’ (1529, German) by Martin Luther (1483–1546)
Link to lyrics
Edition
NBA I/32.1, S. 129 (Christine Fröde, 1992) – Critical report (1992), S. 89;
BG 24, S.195 (A. Dörffel, 1876) –
Sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 461, Faszikel 4
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 878 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/IV, Faszikel 3
D-HAmi Ms. 156
D-NBss Mus. ms. 215
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151 [Konvolut]
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151, Faszikel 9
PL-WRu 60004 Muz.
Static URL
https://www.bach-digital.de/receive/BachDigitalWork_work_00000144 [XML] [MEI] [JSON-LD]
gnd
300008120
Last changed
2018-07-09 : 11:55:08