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.]
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Gott, man lobet dich in der Stille, BWV 120.3 (Netherlands Bach Society)

Author Libretto
Henrici, Christian Friedrich, genannt Picander (1700–1764)
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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