Gelobet sei der Herr, mein Gott BWV 129; BC A 93 GND

Trinity Sunday, Choral Cantatas copmposed at a later stage
Chorale cantata
Psalm: Psalm 27
Epistel: Römer 11, 33-36
Gospel: Johannes 3, 1-15
S*, A*, B*, S, A, T, B; 3 Tr, Timp, Fl trav, 2 Ob, Ob d’am, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 31. Oktober 1726(?) oder dem 8. Juni 1727
First performance on June 8, 1727 (printed text) or possibly already on October 31, 1726? (handwriting styles J. H. Bach); subsequent performance around 1732–1735 (watermark in Flauto traverso part, autograph Tacet notes in organ part); further performance around 1743–1746 (autograph addition in organ part). Further performance around 1746–1750 by W. F. Bach in Halle; subsequent performance in 1755 in Leipzig during the interim directorship under C. F. Barth/C. F. Penzel (copies see below)
Early performances
, Leipzig (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [Jg. 2b]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 129/5 (o.I.) ChS
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Gelobet sei der Herr, mein Gott, BWV 129 (J. S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen)

J. Olearius (date of composition 1665; first print 1671). Original printed text: Leipzig 1727 III, page [13]
Link to lyrics
Original lyrics
RUS-SPsc [Textdruck]

Original sources
D-LEb Thomana 129, Faszikel 1 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Part(s)]
RUS-SPsc [Textdruck] [Libretto]
Verschollen BWV 129, Originalstimmen [Part(s)]
Additional sources
CH-Zz Ms.Car XV 244 (32) : A 14 a-d [vocal score / piano reduction]
CH-Zz Ms.Car XV 244 (32) : B 3, Faszikel 1 [Particella]
CH-Zz Ms.Car XV 244 (32) : B 3, Faszikel 2 [vocal score / piano reduction]
D-B Bach P 1159/III, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-B Bach P 451, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-B Bach P 87 [Score]
D-B Bach P 950 [Score]
D-B Bach P 957 [Score]
D-B Bach St 159 [Part(s)]
D-HAmi Ms. 161 [Score]
D-LEb Thomana 129, Faszikel 2 [um 1755] (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Part(s)]
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151, Faszikel 8 [Score]
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151 [Konvolut] [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5911, Faszikel 5 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5911 [Konvolut] [Score]
Verschollen BWV 129, H. G. Nägeli [1] [Score]
Verschollen BWV 129, H. G. Nägeli [2] [Score]
Verschollen BWV 129, J. G. Schicht [Score]


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