Gott, man lobet dich in der Stille BWV 120.3; BWV 120b; BC [B 28] GND

Jubilee of the Augsburg Confession, without assignment
Sacred cantata
[S solo, A solo, S, A, T, B, Trumpet I, Trumpet II, Trumpet III, Timpani, Oboe d'amore I, Oboe d'amore II, Violin concertato, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Basso continuo]

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 26. Juni 1730
First performance on June 26, 1730. Only 3 movements are reconstructable from template compositions:
Sequence of movements (according to printed text) and parody relationships:
1. [Arioso] Gott, man lobet dich in der Stille siehe BWV 120.1/1
2. Aria Zahle, Zion, die Gelübde siehe BWV 120.1/2
3. Recitative Ach! du geliebte Gottes-Stadt
4. Aria Treu im Glauben siehe BWV 120.1/4
5. Recitative Wohlan, du heilige Gemeinde
6. Choral Du heilige Brunst, süsser Trost
Early performances
, Leipzig, St. Thomas Church (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [o.Jg.]
The music of the movements 3, 5 and 6 is lost; the remaining movements can be reconstructed on the basis of BWV 120, BWV 120a, BWV 232 ("Et expecto resurrectionem") and BWV 1019a. For more information see BWV 120 of NBA, KB I/32.2, p. 82ff.
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Gott, man lobet dich in der Stille, BWV 120.3 (Netherlands Bach Society)

C. F. Henrici. Movement 1: Psalm 65, 2. Movement 6: Komm Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott (M. Luther, 1524), stanza 3. Printed text: Picander 1732, page 75; Sicul 1731 I, page 1129; Sicul 1731 II, page 132
Link to lyrics

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