Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt BWV 151; BC A 17 GND

Third Day of Christmas, Cantata Cycle III (1725-1727)
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 100
Epistel: Hebräer 1, 1-12
Epistel: Jesus Sirach 15, 1-8
Epistel: 1. Johannes 1, 1-10
Gospel: Johannes 1, 1-14
Gospel: Johannes 21, 20-24
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Fl trav, Ob d’am, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 27. Dezember 1725
First performance on December 27, 1725; subsequent performance around 1728–1731 (watermark, autograph entries in parts); movement 1 violin (solo) colla parte flute traverso 1 or alternatively, movement 3 in the autograph score without oboe d’amore
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [3. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 151/5 ChS
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt, BWV 151 (Netherlands Bach Society)

G. C. Lehms. Movement 5: Lobt Gott, ihr Christen allzugleich (N. Herman, around 1550 four stanzas, 1560 eight stanzas), stanza 8. Printed text: Lehms 1711/II, page 11
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-Cv A.V,1109,(1),2a, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 89 [Part(s)]
D-Cv A.V,1109,(1),2a, Faszikel 2 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 463, Faszikel 3 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1045 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/XIV, Faszikel 8 [Score]
D-LEb Rara II, 1b-D [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5930 [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]


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