Erwünschtes Freudenlicht BWV 184.2; BWV 184; BC A 88 GND

Whit Tuesday, Cantata Cycle I (1723/1724)
Other catalogues
NV 1790, S. 78 [10]
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 110
Epistel: Apostelgeschichte 8, 14-17
Gospel: Johannes 10, 1-11
S*, A*, T*, S, A, T, B; 2 Fl trav, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 30. Mai 1724
First performance on May 30, 1724; subsequent performance on June 3, 1727; further performance on May 15, 1731 (original text prints). Parody (except for movement 5) of BWV 184.1
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
, Leipzig, St. Nicholas Church (Link to event)
, Leipzig, St. Nicholas Church (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
is adaptation of BWV 184.1 / BC G 8
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 184.2/5 ChS
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Erwünschtes Freudenlicht, BWV 184.2 (Amsterdam Baroque, T. Koopman))

Author unknown. Parody based on BWV 184.1. Movement 5: O Herre Gott, dein göttlich Wort (A. v. Wildenfels, 1526), stanza 8. Original text prints: Leipzig 1727 III, page [8]; Leipzig 1731 II, page [9]
Link to lyrics
Original lyrics
RUS-SPsc [Textdruck]

Original sources
D-B Bach P 77 [Score]
D-B Bach St 24 [Part(s)]
D-LEb Rara I, 7c [Textdruck] [Libretto]
RUS-SPsc [Textdruck] [Libretto]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 1159/XII, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-B Bach P 448, Faszikel 4 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5921 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 184, J. G. S. Siebold [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]

T. Schabalina, in: BJ 2008, S. 71-74.

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