Ihr Menschen, rühmet Gottes Liebe BWV 167; BC A 176 GND

Johnmas/The Birth of John the Baptist, Cantata Cycle I (1723/1724)
Other catalogues
BR-WFB N 109
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 33
Epistel: Jesaja 40, 1-5
Gospel: Lukas 1, 57-80
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B, Tr/Tr da tir?, Ob, Ob da cac, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 24. Juni 1723
First performance on June 24, 1723; subsequent performance around 1729–1731? (Copy of the score). Further performance after 1750 by W. F. Bach in Halle (new parts)
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Ihr Menschen, rühmet Gottes Liebe, BWV 167 (English Baroque Soloists, J. E. Gardiner)

Author unknown. Movement 5: Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren (J. Gramann, date of composition around 1530; first print 1540), stanza 5 (= additional stanza Königsberg 1548/1549)
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 61 [Part(s)]
Verschollen BWV 167, Originalstimmen [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Am.B 8-9, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/VIII, Faszikel 8 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 442, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 457, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 46, Faszikel 2 [Score]
S-Smf MMS 238 [Part(s)]


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