Ich bin in mir vergnügt BWV 204; BC G 45 GND

Various occasions
Other catalogues
NV 1790, S. 70 [9]
Secular cantata
S*; Fl trav, 2 Ob, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
um 1726-1727
Date of composition around 1726–1727. Movement 8 later reused in BWV 216.1/3
Introduction to the work
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Ich bin in mir vergnügt, BWV 204 (Amsterdam Baroque, T. Koopman)

C. F. Hunold. Compilation, Movement 1: Poem Der Vergnügte Mensch (Text print Menantes 1713, page 40); Movement 2–7, line 2: Cantata Von der Zufriedenheit (Menantes 1713, page 62) [both also ²1726]. Movement 7, line 3ff., up to Movement 8: unknown author
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Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 107 [Score, Sketch]
Additional sources
D-Bhm 6138/2 [Score]


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