Ein Herz, das seinen Jesum lebend weiß BWV 134.2; BWV 134; BC A 59a GND

Tuesday of Easter Week, Cantata Cycle I (1723/1724)
Other catalogues
NV 1790, S. 77 [2]
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 16
Epistel: Apostelgeschichte 13, 26-33
Gospel: Lukas 24, 36-47
A*, T*, S, A, T, B; 2 Ob, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 11. April 1724
First performance April 11, 1724, movements 1–6 parodied from BWV 134.1/1–4, 7–8. Subsequent performance March 27, 1731 (original text print), likely without significant changes
Early performances
, Leipzig, St. Nicholas Church (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is adaptation of BWV 134.1 / BC G 5
Parody of BWV 134a (New Year/Congratulation)
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Ein Herz, das seinen Jesum lebend weiß, BWV 134.2 (Amsterdam Baroque, T. Koopman)

Unknown author. Parody of BWV 134.1 (without movement 5–6). First print: Leipzig 1724 II, page [9], and Leipzig 1731 I, page [10]
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Original lyrics
RUS-SPsc [Textdruck]

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1138 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 18 [Part(s)]
F-Pn MS-2 [Score]
RUS-SPsc [Textdruck] [Libretto]


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