Erwünschtes Freudenlicht BWV 184.2; BWV 184; BC A 88

Sacred cantata (3rd Day of Pentecost)

S*, A*, T*, S, A, T, B; 2 Fl trav, 2 Vl, Va, Bc
Date of origin
vor dem 30. Mai 1724
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
, Leipzig, St. Nicholas Church
, Leipzig, St. Nicholas Church
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 184.2/5 ChS
Parody (except movement 5) of BWV 184.1. Further performances in 1727 and 1731; Lit.: T. Schabalina, in: BJ 2008, p. 71-74.
author unknown; parody after BWV 184a; mvt. 5: stanza 8 from ‘O Herre Gott, dein göttlich Wort’ (1526) by Anarg von Wildenfels (ca. 1490-1539); first libretto printings: Leipzig 1727 and Leipzig 1731 I
Link to lyrics
NBA I/14, S. 119 (Alfred Dürr, 1962) – Critical report (1963), S. 140;
BG 37, S.77 (A. Dörffel, 1891)
Original sources
D-B Bach P 77
D-B Bach St 24
D-LEb Rara I, 7c [Textdruck]
RUS-SPsc [Textdruck]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 448, Faszikel 4
D-B Bach P 1159/XII, Faszikel 1
PL-Wu RM 5921
Verschollen BWV 184, J. G. S. Siebold
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