Das neugeborne Kindelein BWV 122; BC A 19 GND

First Sunday of Christmas, Choral Cantatas in the Second Leipzig Cantata Cycle
Chorale cantata
Psalm: Psalm 117
Epistel: Galater 4, 1-7
Gospel: Lukas 2, 33-40
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 3 Fl dolce, 2 Ob, Taille, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 31. Dezember 1724
First performance on December 31, 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 122/6 ChS
Link to videos:
Das neugeborne Kindelein, BWV 122 (Amsterdam Baroque)

C. Schneegaß (1597), stanzas 1 and 4 (movement 1 and 6), stanza 3 (within movement 4) kept literally, stanzas 2–4 (movement 2–5) reworked or expanded (author unknown)
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 868 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 391 [Part(s)]
D-LEb Thomana 122 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Part(s)]
Additional sources
CH-Zz Ms.Car XV 244 (32) : B 9 [Particella]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 444, Faszikel 2 [Score]
F-Pn D-578, Faszikel 1 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5930 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 122, H. G. Nägeli [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]


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