Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Himmelskönig, sei willkommen BWV 182; BC A 53 / A 172

Sacred cantata (Palm Sunday)


Scoring
A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B, Fl dolce (WA 1728: + Vl I), Vl (WA 1728: Vl II + Ob), Va I/II, Bc (inkl. Vc, Org, WA 1724–1728: Vne)
Early performances
, Weimar (Premiere)
, Leipzig
, Leipzig
Comment
EZ vor dem 25. März 1714; 1st performance on 25.3.1714 in choir pitch G (= standard pitch B flat); further performances on 25.3.1724 and about 1728/1731 in standard pitch G.
Lyrics
probably Salomon Franck; mvt. 3: Psalm 40:8-9; mvt. 7: stanza 33 from ‘Jesu Leiden, Pein und Tod’ by Paul Stockmann (1633)
Link to lyrics
Edition
NBA I/8.2, S. 3 und 43 (Christoph Wolff, 1997) – Critical report (1998), S. 93;
BG 37, S.23 (A. Dörffel, 1891) –
Sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 103 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/XIII, Faszikel 3
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 47 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 47a [Original source]
D-Sl Bac 200/35 112-2 [Erstdruck]
Verschollen BWV 182, K. F. von Kloeden
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Last changed
2018-08-16 : 06:31:16