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

Eighth Sunday after Trinity, Cantata Cycle I (1723/1724)
Genre
Sacred cantata
Proper
Psalm: Psalm 12
Epistel: Römer 8, 12-17
Gospel: Matthäus 7, 15-23
Scoring
A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Cr, 2 Ob, 2 Ob d’am, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 18. Juli 1723
First performance on July 18, 1723. Movement 1 is a parody template for BWV 234/6
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
Comment
Movement 1 was reused in the A major Mass BWV 234/6 (Cum sancto spiritu) in 1738.
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Erforsche mich, Gott, und erfahre mein Herz, BWV 136 (J. S. Bachstiftung St. Gallen)
Erforsche mich, Gott, und erfahre mein Herz, BWV 136 (Stiftsbarock, K. Johannsen)

Libretto
Author unknown. Movement 1: Psalm 139, 23. Movement 6: Wo soll ich fliehen hin (J. Heermann, 1630), stanza 9
Link to lyrics
Chorale

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 20, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 20, Faszikel 2 [Score]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/IX, Faszikel 5 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 447, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 850 [Score]
D-B N.Mus.ms. 10072-17 [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]

Edition

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2023-08-23 : 12:46:55