Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Christum wir sollen loben schon BWV 121; BC A 13

Chorale cantata (2nd Christmas Day)


Scoring
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)
relation from other works:
 BWV 121/6 ChS
Lyrics
Martin Luther (1524, after the hymn ‚A solis ortus cardine‘); stanza 2-7 (mvts. 2-5) reworked (author unknown); libretto printing: Birkmann 1728
Link to lyrics
Edition
NBA I/3.1, S. 55 (Uwe Wolf, 2000) – Critical report (2000), S. 46;
BG 26, S.3 (A. Dörffel, 1878) –
Sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 172
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 390, Faszikel 1 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 390, Faszikel 2
D-HAmi Ms. 158
D-LEb Thomana 121 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Original source]
D-Nst Will II, 1413 8° [Textdruck]
PL-Kj Mus.ms. Bach P 867 [Original source]
Verschollen BWV 121, H. G. Nägeli
Verschollen Choralsammlung
Verschollen Choralsammlung
Static URL
https://www.bach-digital.de/receive/BachDigitalWork_work_00000148 [XML] [MEI] [JSON-LD]
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Last changed
2018-07-09 : 12:32:50