Dem Gerechten muss das Licht [1st version] BWV 195.1; BWV 195; BC B 14a GND

Wedding (Bridal Mass), without assignment
Other catalogues
NV 1790, S. 72 [1]
Sacred cantata
[S, A, T, B], Tr I–III, Timp, Fl dolce I/II, Ob I/II, Vl I/II, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
um 1728-1731
Date of composition around 1728–1731 (watermark, handwriting styles of the autograph title cover). Musical sources not preserved, but the music is partly reconstructable from later versions, see BWV 195.2 and 195.3. On January 3, 1736, a wedding music performance took place in Ohrdruf featuring texts from BWV 195.1 (movement 1 and 5) and BWV 34.1 (parody of movement 7), as indicated by the text print (Wollny BJ 1997)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [o.Jg.]
relation from other works:
has revision BWV 195.2
Introduction to the work
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Dem Gerechten muss das Licht, BWV 195.1 (Collegium Vocale Gent, Ph.Hgerreweghe)

See BWV 195.2 and 195.3. Text print: Ohrdruf 1736
BWV 195.2:
Author unknown. Movement 1: Psalm 97, verses 11–12. Text copy (J. C. F. Bach, Leipzig around 1747 – 1748): Copulations-Cantata (D-B: P 65, Supplement)
BWV 195.3:
Author unknown. Movement 1: Psalm 97, verses 11–12. Movement 6: Nun danket all und bringet Ehr (P. Gerhardt, 1647), stanza 1
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Bach St 12, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
Es sind keine handschriftlichen Quellen überliefert. [unknown]

Wollny BJ 1997

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