Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren BWV 137; BC A 124

Chorale cantata (12th Sunday after Trinity)

S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 3 Tr, Timp, 2 Ob, 2 Vl, Va, Bc
Date of origin
vor dem 19. August 1725
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [3. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 137/5 (o.I.) ChS
has arrangement in BWV 650
A performance on 25.8.1732 (Spitta II, p. 286f. and others) on the occasion of inauguation of the new city council is not proved.
Joachim Neander (1680, hymn of 5 stanzas)
Link to lyrics
NBA I/20, S. 171 (Klaus Hofmann, 1986) – Critical report (1985), S. 139;
BG 28, S.167 (W. Rust, 1881)
Original sources
D-LEb Thomana 137 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv)
Verschollen BWV 137, Originalstimmen
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 50, Faszikel 3
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 459, Faszikel 1
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 477
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 852
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1040
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1142
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/IV, Faszikel 2
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 382
D-HAmi Ms. 163
D-LEb Go. S. 20
D-LEb Rara II, 661/1-D
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151 [Konvolut]
GB-Ob MS. Don. c. 151, Faszikel 5
PL-WRu 60002 Muz.
Verschollen BWV 137, J. G. Schicht
Verschollen BWV 137, J. Traeg
[Verschollen, Stammhandschriften der Kantaten, J. Traeg]
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