Herr Jesu Christ, wahr' Mensch und Gott BWV 127; BC A 49

Chorale cantata (Estomihi)

S*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Tr, 2 Fl dolce, 2 Ob, 2 Vl, Va, Bc
Date of origin
vor dem 11. Februar 1725
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [2. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 127/5 ChS
The first movement was transposed to E-flat major and reused in the Passion pasticcio "Wer ist der, so von Edom kömmt" (-> BC D 10/1, BWV 1088). Lit.: J. W. Grubbs, in: BJ 1965, p. 25f.; A. Dürr, in: BJ 1988, p. 205-209
Paul Eber (1562); stanzas 2-7 (mvts. 2-4) reworked (author unknown)
Link to lyrics
NBA I/8, S. 105 (Christoph Wolff, 1992) – Critical report (1998), S. 60;
BG 26, S.135 (A. Dörffel, 1878)
Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 872
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 393
D-LEb Thomana 127 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv)
Verschollen BWV 127, Originalstimme (Tromba)
Additional sources
Verschollen BWV 127, H. G. Nägeli [1]
Verschollen BWV 127, H. G. Nägeli [2]
Verschollen Choralsammlung
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