Wo gehest du hin? BWV 166; BC A 71 GND

Fifth Sunday of Easter/Cantate Sunday, Cantata Cycle I (1723/1724)
Other catalogues
NV 1790, S. 77 [10]; BR-WFB N 105
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 98
Epistel: Jakobus 1, 16-21
Gospel: Johannes 16, 5-15
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Ob, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 04. Mai 1724
First performance on May 7, 1724. Movement 2 is incompletely preserved (second obligato part, probably for solo violin, is missing), but can be reconstructed from the Trio in G minor (BWV¹ 584, see Appendix C, page 705). Subsequent performance after 1750 by W. F. Bach in Halle (revised original parts)
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 166/6 ChS
has arrangement in BWV App C, S. 705
An presumably unknown auther of the 19th century arranged the 2nd movement for organ (Organ trio) BWV 584 / Anh. II 46.
Link to videos:
Wo gehest Du hin, BWV 166 (J. S. Bachstiftung St. Gallen)

Unknown author. Movement 1: John 16:5. Movement 3: Herr Jesu Christ, ich weiß gar wohl (Bartholomäus Ringwaldt, date of composition 1582; first print 1586), stanza 3. Movement 6: Wer weiß, wie nahe mir mein Ende (Ämilie Juliane von Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, date of composition 1686; first print 1688), stanza 1
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 108 [Part(s)]
Verschollen BWV 166, Originalstimmen [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/XIV, Faszikel 9 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 466, Faszikel 3 [Score]
PL-WRu 60008 Muz. [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 166, Partitur [Score]


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