Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

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

Secular cantata (unknown purpose)


Scoring
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
Early performances
, Leipzig, Universitätskirche St. Pauli (Premiere)
Comment
EZ vor dem 17. Oktober 1727; 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.
Lyrics
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
Edition
NBA I/38, S. 179 (Werner Neumann, 1960) – Critical report (1960), S. 98;
BG 13/3, S.3 (W. Rust, 1865) –
Sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 41, Faszikel 1 [Original source]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1175
D-Eib 4.4.14
Static URL
https://www.bach-digital.de/receive/BachDigitalWork_work_00000246 [XML] [MEI] [JSON-LD]
gnd
300009062
Last changed
2018-07-17 : 02:46:44