Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll erniedriget werden BWV 47; BC A 141

Sacred cantata (17th Sunday after Trinity )

S*, B*, S, A, T, B, Ob I/II, Vl I/II, Va, Org obl (WA: Vl solo), Bc
Date of origin
vor dem 13. Oktober 1726
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [3. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 47/5 ChS
setting of movement 2 is not clear: organ or violin?
Johann Friedrich Helbig (1680–1722)
author unknown

Johann Friedrich Helbig (Eisenach, 1720); mvt. 1: Luke 14:11; mvt. 5: stanza 11 from ‚Warum betrübst du dich mein Herz‘ by an unknown author (1561)
Link to lyrics
NBA I/23, S. 319 (Helmuth Osthoff, 1982) – Critical report (1984), S. 162;
BG 10, S.241 (W. Rust, 1860)
Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 163
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 104
Additional sources
D-B Am.B 33-35, Faszikel 3
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 62 [Konvolut]
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 62, Faszikel 3
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