Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Komm, du süße Todesstunde BWV 161; BWV 161 Fassung A/B; BC A 135a/b

Sacred cantata (16th Sunday after Trinity)


Scoring
A*, T*, S, A, T, B; 2 Fl dolce, 2 Vl, Va, Org obl, Bc
Early performances
, Weimar (Premiere)
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 161/6 (o.I.) ChS
Comment
EZ vor dem 27. September 1716; For dating of 1. version (= Weimar version) s. Lit.: Dürr St 2, p. 65; A. Glöckner, in: BJ 1985, p. 159-64; A. Dürr, in: BJ 1987, p. 151-157; K. Hofmann, in BJ 1993, p. 1-22.
cf. There is different opinion (performing in 1715, during the official period of mourning). s. W. W. Cowdery: "The Early Vocal Works of Johann Sebastian Bach", Diss. Cornell-University, Ithaca/New York 1989, p. 83-90 [s. K. Hofmann, in: BJ 1993, p. 22 (fn. 38)]
Lyrics
Salomon Franck (1715); mvt. 6: stanza 4 from 'Herzlich tut mich verlangen' by Christoph Knoll (1611), stanza 1 of the same hymn included in the later set of parts within mvt. 1; libretto printing: Birkmann 1728
Link to lyrics
Edition
NBA I/23, S. 1 u. 33 (Helmuth Osthoff, 1982) – Critical report (1984), S. 13;
BG 33, S.3 (F. Wüllner, 1887) –
Sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 124
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 458, Faszikel 2
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 474
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/XV, Faszikel 9
D-Nst Will II, 1413 8° [Textdruck]
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d. 61
PL-Wu RM 5928
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 161 (1), Partitur
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 161 (2), Stimmen
Verschollen BWV 161, Kaiserin Augusta-Gymnasium (Berlin)
Verschollen BWV 161, E. Prieger
Verschollen BWV 161 [Arrangement], Kaiserin Augusta-Gymnasium (Berlin)
Verschollen Choralsammlung
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2018-07-31 : 11:49:23