Tritt auf die Glaubensbahn BWV 152; BC A 18 GND

First Sunday of Christmas, Weimar Cantatas
Other catalogues
NV 1790, S. 75 [1]
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 117
Epistel: Galater 4, 1-7
Gospel: Lukas 2, 33-40
S* (Seele), B* (Jesus), Fl dolce, Ob, Va d’am, Vdg, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 30. Dezember 1714
First performance on December 30, 1714; subsequent performance possibly on December 29, 1726 (printed text by Birkmann 1728); possibly with a concluding choral in place of Duet No. 6
Early performances
, Weimar (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [W. Kant.]
Link to videos:
Tritt auf die Glaubensbahn, BWV 152 (Amsterdam Baroque, T. Koopman)

S. Franck. Printed text: Franck 1715, page 19; Birkmann 1728, page 13 (with closing choral Sag an, meins Herzens Bräutigam instead of the duet)
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Bach P 45, Faszikel 3 [Score]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 463, Faszikel 5 [Score]
PL-WRu 60007 Muz. [Score]
D-Nst Will II, 1413 8° [Textdruck] [Libretto]


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