Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf BWV 226; BC C 2GND

Other catalogues
BWV [1950]: Vokalstimmen = BWV 226; Instrumentalstimmen = BWV 226a
Genre
Motet
Scoring
S I, A I, T I, B I, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Violoncello
S II, A II, T II, B II, Oboe I, Oboe II, Taille, Bassono,
Basso continuo (+ Violone)

Work history
Motette zur Beerdigung des Rektors der Thomasschule Johann Heinrich Ernesti. Die Erstaufführung fand entweder zu dessen Beisetzung am 23. Oktober 1729 in der Universitätskirche St. Pauli oder zu dessen Leichenpredigt am 24. Oktober 1729 statt. Es besteht ein Zusammenhang mit der (gedruckten) Gedächtnispredigt des Thomaspfarrers u. Professors Christian Weise über denselben Text.
Early performances
, Leipzig (Link to event)
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 226/2 ChS
Comment
Motet for the funeral of the headmaster of St. Thomas School Johann Heinrich Ernesti. The performance may have taken place on October 21st or 23rd 1729, too. Presumably the choral was sung a capella.

Libretto
Mov 1: Romans 8:26-27. Mov 2: Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott (M. Luther, 1524), Stanza 3
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Luther, Martin (1483–1546)
Chorale
Bible verse

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 36, Faszikel 1 [Score, Sketch]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 121 [Part(s)]
Verschollen BWV 226, Originalstimmen [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Am.B 18-21, Faszikel 1 [Score]
D-B Am.B 25-26, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-B Am.B 40-42, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-B Am.B 116 [Konvolut] [Score]
D-B Am.B 116, Faszikel 8 [Score]
D-BNu Ec 9.6f [Score]
D-Dl Mus. 1-E-775, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-DS Mus. ms. 1310 [Score]
DK-A R 18 [Score]
D-LEb Go. S. 30 [Score]
D-LEm Becker III.1.11 (2) [Erstdruck 1803] [Score]
D-Mbs D-Mbs Mus.Schott.As 3643-1 [Score]
D-Rp AK Ms 37 [Score]
D-RUl RH-B 30 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 8129 [Konvolut] [Score]
PL-Wu RM 8129, Faszikel 6 [Score]
RUS-KAu Mus. ms. Gotthold 13574 [Score]
RUS-KAu Mus. ms. Gotthold 13583, Faszikel 1 [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 226, Partitur [Score]
Verschollen Thomasschule zu Leipzig, BWV 225, 228, Anh. 159, 229, 227, 226 [Score]
CH-Bu BWV 225-231 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 226, J. C. L. Kittel [identisch mit D-RUl RH-B 30] [Score]
Verschollen BWV 227, 226, C. P. E. Bach [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
D-HER Mus. M 102:1 [Part(s)]
D-LEm PM 7107 [Part(s)]
PL-ŁŹu M 35000, 6 [Part(s)]
Verschollen Thomasschule zu Leipzig, BWV 226 [Part(s)]

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