Lass, Fürstin, lass noch einen Strahl (cantata, ode) BWV 198; BC G 34GND

Secular cantata
Designation of a cantata
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 2 Fl trav, 2 Ob, 2 Ob d’am, 2 Vl, Va, 2 Vdg, Lute, Lute, Bc

Date of origin
vor dem 17. Oktober 1727
Early performances
, Leipzig, Universitätskirche St. Pauli (Premiere) (Link to event)
The funeral ceremony for the Princess of Saxonia and Queen of Poland took place in the University Church St. Pauli; parts of the music were reused in BWV 244a and BWV 247.

Johann Christoph Gottsched (1700–1766). Originaltextdruck: Leipzig 1727 III; Nachdrucke: Leipzig 1728 I, S. [19]; Leipzig
1728 II, S. 79; Sicul 1727 I, S. 23; Sicul 1730, S. 499
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Bach P 41, Faszikel 1 [Score, Sketch]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 1175 [vocal score / piano reduction]
D-Eib 4.4.14 [Part(s)]


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