Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Höchsterwünschtes Freudenfest [Störmthal version] BWV 194.2; BWV 194; BC B 31

Sacred cantata (Consecration of church and organ)


Scoring
S*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 3 Ob, Bs, 2 Vl, Va, Bc
Early performances
(Premiere)
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 194.2/6 ChS
is adapted in BWV 194.2/12 ChS
Comment
EZ um 1723; The cantata was performed on the occasion of the consecration of the new organ in Störmthal (s. Dok II, No. 163). The movements 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9 were borrowed from BWV 194.1, the chorales no. 6 and 12 were composed for that occasion.
Lyrics
author unknown; mvt. 6: stanzas 6 and 7 from 'Treuer Gott, ich muss dir klagen' (1630) by Johann Heermann (1607–1676); mvt. 12: stanzas 9 and 10 from 'Wach auf, mein Herz, und singe' (1647/1653) by Paul Gerhardt (1585–1647); first libretto printing: Leipzig 1723
Link to lyrics
Edition
BG 29, S.101 (P. Graf Waldersee, 1881) – ;
NBA I/31, S. 145 (Frieder Rempp, 1987) – Critical report (1988), S. 98
Sources
D-B 4° Mus. Tb 64/10
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 43, Faszikel 3 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 48, Faszikel 1 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 346, Faszikel 4
D-LEb DL Crimmitschau (Depositum im Bach-Archiv)
Verschollen Choralsammlung
Verschollen Choralsammlung
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Last changed
2018-07-31 : 01:43:19