Erforsche mich, Gott, und erfahre mein Herz BWV 136; BC A 111GND

Sacred cantata
Designation of a cantata
8th Sunday after Trinity
A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Cr, 2 Ob, 2 Ob d’am, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin
vor dem 18. Juli 1723
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 136/6 (o.I.) ChS
Movement 1 was reused in the A major Mass BWV 234/6 (Cum sancto spiritu) in 1738.

author unknown; mvt. 1: Psalm 139:23; mvt. 6: stanza 5 from ‘Wo soll ich fliehen hin’ (1630) by Johann Heermann (1585–1647)
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Original sources
D-B Bach St 20, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-B Bach St 20, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B 10072-17 [Score]
D-B Bach P 447, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-B Bach P 850 [Score]
D-B Bach P 1159/IX, Faszikel 5 [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]


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