Amore traditore BWV 203; BC G 51 GND

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Secular cantata
B*, Cemb obl

Date of origin, Work history
First performance between 1718–1719 in Köthen, possibly with the bassist J. G. Riemschneider, who stayed here for several weeks for guest performances (as indicated by Wolff 2000), compare with Document II Number 93; or in connection with the acquisition of the new two-manual harpsichord by Michael Mietke in Berlin (after March 1, 1719, as indicated by Dok. II Nr. 95)
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Amore traditore, BWV 203 (Netherlands Bach Society)
Amore traditore, BWV 203 (Stiftsbarock, K. Johannsen)

Author unknown; the text is largely identical to that of a cantata of the same name by Nicola Fago (1677–1745; compare with Schulze BJ 2002), as well as movement 3 with an inserted aria by an unknown composer in the opera L’inganno fedele by R. Keiser (Hamburg 1726)
Link to lyrics

edition essential source
A-GÖ Mus. Ms. 4022 [Score]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 1159/I, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-B Bach P 467, Faszikel 1 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 203, Breitkopf [Score]
Verschollen BWV 203, Hauser [Score]
Verschollen BWV 203 (3) [identisch mit: Verschollen BWV 203 (2), Hauser] [Score]

Wolff 2000

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