Non sa che sia dolore BWV 209; BC G 50 GND

Various occasions
Secular cantata
S*; Fl trav, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
nach 1729
Date of composition after 1729. A composition dedicated to an academic returning to his hometown of Ansbach, possibly the later Ansbach legal advisor Lorenz Albrecht Beck (1723–1768), who stayed as a student in Leipzig until early 1747 (Schulze BJ 2010)
Introduction to the work
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Non sa che sia dolore, BWV 209 (La Divina Armonia, L. Ghielmi)

Author unknown (awkward Italian); Movement 3 and 5 use text sections from the opera librettos Galatea (1722) and Semiramide (1729) by P. Metastasio
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Original sources
D-B Bach P 135 [Score]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 467, Faszikel 2 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 209, Münster [Score]

Schulze BJ 2010

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