Sehet, wir gehn hinauf gen Jerusalem BWV 159; BC A 50 GND

unday next before Lent/Quinquagesima Sunday/Estomihi, Musical settings of texts by Picander (1727-1729 and later)
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 31
Epistel: 1. Korinther 13, 1-13
Gospel: Lukas 18, 31-43
Sopran solo, Alt solo (Seele), Tenor solo, Bass solo (Jesus), Sopran, Alt, Tenor, Bass, Oboe, Violine I, Violine II, Viola, Basso continuo

Date of origin, Work history
First performance on February 27, 1729 (or possibly earlier, see Blanken BJ 2015)
Early performances
, Leipzig (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [Jg. 4]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 159/5 ChS
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Sehet, wir gehn hinauf gen Jerusalem, BWV 159 (J. S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen)

Author Libretto
Henrici, Christian Friedrich, genannt Picander (1700–1764)
C. F. Henrici. Movement 1 makes use of Luke 18, 31. In movement 2: O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden (P. Gerhardt, 1656), stanza 6. Movement 4 includes a quote from John 19, 30. Movement 5: Jesu Leiden, Pein und Tod (P. Stockmann, 1633), stanza 33. Text prints: Picander 1728, page 106; Picander 1732, page 111
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Author Chorale
Gerhardt, Paul (1607-1676)
Stockmann, Paul (1603-1636)

edition essential source
D-B Bach P 1048 [Score]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 1159/XVI, Faszikel 9 [Score]
D-B Bach P 462, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-B Bach St 633 [Part(s)]
PL-Wu RM 5930 [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]

Blanken BJ 2015

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