Christmas oratorio BWV 248.2; BWV 248; BC D 7GND

Oratorios, Second Day of Christmas
Genre
Oratorio
Proper
Psalm: Psalm 98
Epistel: Titus, 4-7
Epistel: Apostelgeschichte 6, 8-15; 7, 1-2 und 55-60
Gospel: Lukas 2, 15-20
Gospel: Matthäus 23, 34-39
Week song: Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ
Scoring
parts 1-6: S solo, A solo, T solo, B solo, S, A, T, B, Violin I, Violine II, Viola, Basso continuo
part 1: Trumpet I, II, III, Timpani, Traverse flute I, II, Oboe / Oboe d'amore I, II
part 2: Traverse flute I, II, Oboe d'amore I, II, Oboe da caccia I, II
part 3: Trumpet I, II, III, Timpani, Traverse flute I, II, Oboe / Oboe d'amore I, II
part 4: Corno da caccia I, II, Oboe I, II
part 5: Oboe d'amore I, II
part 6: Trumpet I, II, III, Timpani, Oboe / Oboe d'amore I, II

Date of origin, Work history
1734
Die Erstaufführung hat in der Weihnachtszeit 1734-1735 stattgefunden (siehe autogr. Schlussvermerk in D-B: P 32: "Fine SDGL. I 1734") im Wechsel zwischen den beiden Hauptkirchen St. Nikolai u. St. Thomas:
Aufführungsdatum und Titel der einzelnen Teile:
Teil 1 (25.12.1734 = 1. Weihnachtstag):
---- Jauchzet, frohlocket! Auf, preiset die Tage
Teil 2 (26.12.1734 = 2. Weihnachtstag):
---- Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend
Teil 3 (27.12.1734 = 3. Weihnachtstag):
---- Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen
Teil 4 (1.1.1735 = Neujahrstag):
---- Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben
Teil 5 (2.1.1735 = Sonntag nach Neujahr):
---- Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen
Teil 6 (6.1.1735 = Epiphanias):
---- Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben
Early performances
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relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 248/Choralsätze ChS
has as part BWV 248.2 I
has as part BWV 248.2 II
has as part BWV 248.2 III
has as part BWV 248.2 IV
has as part BWV 248.2 V
has as part BWV 248.2 VI

Author Libretto
Henrici, Christian Friedrich, genannt Picander ? (1700-1764)
Libretto
Text:
Teil 1-4: Lukas 2, 1 und 2, 3-21;
Teil 5-6: Matthäus 2, 1-12;
Autor der freien Dichtung unbekannt;
Henrici?
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Gerhardt, Paul (1607-1676)
Luther, Martin (1483–1546)
Rist, Johann (1607-1667)
Runge, Christoph (1619-1681)
Weissel, Georg (1590-1635)
Chorale
Bible verse
Bible verse

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 32 [Score, Sketch]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 112 I, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 112 II, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 112 III, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 112 IV, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 112 V, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 112 VI, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]
D-LEb Rara I, 7a [Textdruck] [Libretto]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 33 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 186 I-VI [Score]
D-HER Mus. P 1:76 [Score]
D-WRha Mus.ms. B 138 [Score]
F-Pn D-551 (1–6) [Konvolut] [Score]
F-Pn D-551 (1) [Score]
F-Pn D-551 (2) [Score]
F-Pn D-551 (3) [Score]
F-Pn D-551 (4) [Score]
F-Pn D-551 (5) [Score]
F-Pn D-551 (6) [Score]
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 69 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5944 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 248, F. Hauser [Score]
Verschollen BWV 248, C. F. G. Schwencke [identisch mit F-Pn Pc D. 551 (?)] [Score]
Verschollen BWV 248, J. Traeg [Score]
CZ-Pu 59 R 14 [Score and part(s)]
D-Bsa SA 18 [Part(s)]
D-Bsa N. Mus. SA 3 [Part(s)]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 112 I, Faszikel 2 [Part(s)]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 112 II, Faszikel 2 [Part(s)]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 112 III, Faszikel 2 [Part(s)]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 112 IV, Faszikel 2 [Part(s)]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 112 V, Faszikel 2 [Part(s)]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 112 VI, Faszikel 2 [Part(s)]
D-NBss Mus. ms. 198 [Part(s)]
Verschollen BWV 248, Breitkopf [Part(s)]

Edition

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