Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust BWV 170; BC A 106 GND

Sixth Sunday after Trinity, Cantata Cycle III (1725-1727)
Other catalogues
NV 1790, S. 79 [10]; BR-WFB N 165
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 33
Epistel: Römer 6, 3-11
Gospel: Matthäus 5, 20-26
A*, Ob d’am, Vl I/II, Va, Org obl (Wiederaufführung: Fl trav), Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 28. Juli 1726
First performance on July 28, 1726; subsequent performance around 1746–1747 with Flauto traverso instead of obligato organ part (autograph Flauto traverso part). Subsequent performance around 1752 by W. F. Bach in Halle: Movement 1 and BWV 147/1 are components of the cantata pasticcio BR-WFB F 20
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [3. Jg.]
relation from other works:
has arrangement in BR-WFB F 20
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust, BWV 170 (Netherlands Bach Society)

G. C. Lehms. Text print: Lehms 1711/II, page 56
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Bach P 154 [Score]
D-B Bach St 94 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Am.B 33-35, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-B Bach P 1159/VII, Faszikel 8 [Score]
D-B Bach P 464, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-LEb Peters Ms. R 7 (Depositum im Bach-Archiv) [Score]
PL-WRu 60006 Muz. [Score]


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