Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd [1st version] BWV 208.1; BWV 208; BC G 1/G 3

Secular cantata (Birthday)

Solo: S I (Diana), S II (Pales), T (Endymion), B (Pan), [S I, S II, T, B,] Corno da caccia I, Corno da caccia II, Recorder I, Recorder II, Oboe I, Oboe II, Taille, Bassono, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Violoncello, Basso continuo (+ Violone grosso)
Early performances
, Weimar (Premiere)
relation from other works:
has as part BWV 1040
EZ vor dem 27. Februar 1713; The final choir of this cantata was later reused as the first choir of BWV 149.
Salomon Franck (1659–1725); libretto printing: Franck 1716
Link to lyrics
NBA I/35, S. 1 (Alfred Dürr, 1963) – Critical report (1964), S. 11;
BG 29, S.3 (P. Graf Waldersee, 1881) –
D-B Bach P 42, Faszikel 3 [Original source]
D-B Bach P 863
Verschollen BWV 208, Penzel
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2018-07-31 : 02:04:44