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

Genre
Sacred cantata
Designation of a cantata
17th Sunday after Trinity
Scoring
S*, B*, S, A, T, B, Ob I/II, Vl I/II, Va, Org obl (WA: Vl solo), Bc

Work history
Wiederaufführung um 1736–1740 (Schriftformen autogr. Revision, Nachtrag Satz 4 in Quelle D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 163); Wiederaufführung um 1742 (autogr. Nachtrag: Satz 2 mit Vl solo statt Org obl).
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [3. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 47/5 ChS

Libretto
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

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 163 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 104 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Am.B 33-35, Faszikel 3 [Score]
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 62 [Konvolut] [Score]
GB-Ob MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 62, Faszikel 3 [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 47, Stimmen [Part(s)]

Edition

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2022-02-28 : 11:34:28