Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben BWV 147.1; BWV 147a; BC A 7

Sacred cantata (4th Sunday of Advent)


Scoring
S, A, T, B, Tr, Vl I/II, Vla, Bc (nur Satz 1)
Early performances
, Weimar (Premiere)
relation from other works:
has arrangement in BR-WFB F 20
Comment
EZ vor dem 20. Dezember 1716; The music of the final chorale is lost, the remaining movements were reused in the later version BWV 147.2 as follows: BWV 147.1/1 (chorus) = BWV 147.2/1; 147.1/2, 3, 4, 5 (aria 1, 2, 3, 4) = 186.2/3, 7. 5, 9; 147.1/6 (chorale) lost.
Lyrics
Salomon Franck; mvt. 6: stanza 6 from 'Ich dank dir, lieber Herre' by Johannes Kolrose (c. 1535); libretto printing: Franck, Weimar und Jena 1717
Link to lyrics
Edition
NBA I/1 (Alfred Dürr, 1955) – Critical report (1955), S. 110
Sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 102 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 464, Faszikel 2
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/VII, Faszikel 8
D-LEb Peters Ms. R 7 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv)
Static URL
https://www.bach-digital.de/receive/BachDigitalWork_work_00000181 [XML] [MEI] [JSON-LD]
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Last changed
2018-08-16 : 07:30:09