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
Sopran solo, Alt solo, Tenor solo, Bass solo, Sopran, Alt, Tenor, Bass, Flauto traverso, Oboe d'amore, Violine I, Violine II, Basso continuo

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)

Author Libretto
Lehms, Georg Christian (1684–1717)
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
Author Chorale
Herman, Nikolaus (um 1480–1561)

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


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