O heilges Geist- und Wasserbad BWV 165; BC A 90 GND

Trinity Sunday, Weimar Cantatas, Cantata Cycle I (1723/1724)
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 27
Epistel: Römer 11, 33-36
Gospel: Johannes 3, 1-15
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Fag, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 16. Juni 1715
First performance on June 16, 1715 (first print); performance outside of the main churches in Leipzig, June 4, 1724? (copy)
Early performances
, Weimar (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is exemplar of BWVBC F
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
is part of BWV diverse [W. Kant.]
The original parts and the original score (and copies of those) of the first performance in Weimar are lost. A second performance in Leipzig is assumed for June 4, 1724. For this performance a copy of the material is preserved.
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
O heilges Geist- und Wasserbad, BWV 165 (J. S. Bachstiftung St. Gallen)
O heilges Geist- und Wasserbad, BWV 165 (Stiftsbarock Stuttgart, K. Johannsen)

S. Franck. Movement 6: Nun lasst uns Gott dem Herren (L. Helmbold, 1575), Stanza 5. Original text print: Weimar 1715; Text print: Franck 1715, page 111
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Am.B 105 [Score]
Additional sources
D-WRz S 6:30 [Textdruck] [Libretto]


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