Nur jedem das Seine BWV 163; BC A 158 GND

Twenty-third Sunday after Trinity, Weimar Cantatas
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 85
Epistel: Philipper 3, 17-21
Gospel: Matthäus 22, 15-22
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 2 Vl, Va, 2 Vc, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 24. November 1715
First performance on November 24, 1715; subsequent performance likely on October 31, 1723 (Preservation of the autograph score within the first Leipzig Cantata Cycle; for the subsequent performance on Reformation Day, see Petzoldt 1990). Incompletely preserved: from movement 6 in the autograph score, only the figured Basso continuo part is available (Choral. Simplice stylo, without text/text label), identification of the choral by text print
Early performances
, Weimar (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
is part of BWV diverse [W. Kant.]
A further performance in Leipzig cannot be proved. Most likely it could have been on October 31, 1723.
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Nur jedem das Seine, BWV 163 (Amsterdam Baroque, T. Koopman)

S. Franck. Movement 6: Wo soll ich fliehen hin (J. Heermann, 1630), stanza 11. Text print: Franck 1715, page 182 (choral text slightly different)
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Bach P 137 [Score]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 1159/XVI, Faszikel 6 [Score]
D-B Bach P 461, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-B Bach St 471 [Part(s)]
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 62, Faszikel 5 [Score]
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 62 [Konvolut] [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5928 [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 163, Stimmen [Part(s)]


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