Christum wir sollen loben schon BWV 121; BC A 13GND

Chorale cantata
Designation of a cantata
2nd Christmas Day
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Cto, 3 Tbne, Ob d’am, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin
vor dem 26. Dezember 1724
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [2. Jg.]
is part of BWV diverse [2. Jg. a]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 121/6 ChS

Martin Luther (1524, after the hymn ‚A solis ortus cardine‘); stanza 2-7 (mvts. 2-5) reworked (author unknown); libretto printing: Birkmann 1728
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Original sources
PL-Kj Bach P 867 [Score]
D-B Bach St 390, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]
D-LEb Thomana 121 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 172 [Score]
D-HAmi Ms. 158 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 121, H. G. Nägeli [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
D-B Bach St 390, Faszikel 2 [Part(s)]
D-Nst Will II, 1413 8° [Textdruck] [Libretto]


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