O holder Tag, erwünschte Zeit BWV 210.2; BWV 210; BC G 44 GND

Wedding celebrations
Other catalogues
NV 1790, S. 71 [10]
Secular cantata
S*; Fl trav, Ob d’am, 2 Vl, Va, Cemb, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 19. September 1741
First performance on September 19, 1741, in Berlin on the occasion of the wedding of Councilor Dr. Georg Ernst Stahl jun. with Johanna Elisabeth Schrader (Maul BJ 2001), presumably with the participation of C. P. E. Bach and J. F. Agricola (scribe of the parts). Movement 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 are based on BWV 210.1; Movement 8 was taken, just like BWV 30.1/11, from an unknown work
Early performances
, Berlin (Premiere) (Link to event)
Wedding music in celebration of the marriage between Dr. Georg Ernst Stahl jun. and Johanna Elisabeth Schrader, probably with the collaboration of C. P. E. Bach and J. F. Agricola. Movements 1, 2, 4, 6, 8–10 in parodic relation to BWV 210.1.
About the history of origins s. M. Maul, in: BJ 2001, p. 7-22.
Introduction to the work
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O holder Tag, erwünschte Zeit BWV 210.2 (Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, T. Koopman)

See 210.1 with changes in movement 4, 6, 8, and 10 as well as new poetry (author unknown)
BWV 210.1:
Author unknown. Original text print: Leipzig 1729 I
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 76 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 138 [Score]

Maul BJ 2001

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