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

Sacred cantata (8th Sunday after Trinity)


Scoring
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)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 136/6 (o.I.) ChS
Comment
Movement 1 was reused in the A major Mass BWV 234/6 (Cum sancto spiritu) in 1738.
Lyrics
author unknown; mvt. 1: Psalm 139:23; mvt. 6: stanza 5 from ‘Wo soll ich fliehen hin’ (1630) by Johann Heermann (1585–1647)
Link to lyrics
Edition
NBA I/18, S. 129 (Alfred Dürr, 1966) – Critical report (1967), S. 120;
BG 28, S.139 (W. Rust, 1881)
Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 20, Faszikel 1
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 20, Faszikel 2
Additional sources
D-B N.Mus.ms. 10072-17
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 447, Faszikel 1
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 850
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/IX, Faszikel 5
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2020-05-12 : 05:11:05