Leichtgesinnte Flattergeister BWV 181; BC A 45 GND

Second Sunday before Lent/Sexagesima Sunday, Cantata Cycle I (1723/1724)
Other catalogues
NV 1790, S. 76 [5]
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 1
Epistel: 2. Korinther 11, 19-33; 12, 1-9
Gospel: Lukas 8, 4-15
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B, Tr, Vl I/II, Va, Bc (Wiederaufführung: zusätzlich Fl trav, Ob)

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 13. Februar 1724
First performance on February 13, 1724; subsequent performance around 1743–1746 (autograph handwriting styles in parts for Flauto traverso and Oboe). Movement 3 is incompletely preserved (Violin I solo is missing). At least Movement 5 likely originates, according to the findings of the corrections made to the text underlay in the vocal parts, from an older (secular?) work
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
further performance about 1743/1746
Link to videos:
Leichtgesinnte Flattergeister, BWV 181 (J. S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen)

Author unknown. Original text print: Leipzig 1724 I, page 12
Link to lyrics
Original lyrics
RUS-SPsc [Textdruck]

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 66 [Part(s)]
RUS-SPsc [Textdruck] [Libretto]
Verschollen BWV 181, Originalstimmen [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/XIV, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 458, Faszikel 4 [Score]
D-DS Mus. ms. 1315 [Score]
PL-WRu 60003 Muz. [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 181, Partitur [Score]


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