Ich geh und suche mit Verlangen BWV 49; BC A 150 GND

Twentieth Sunday after Trinity, Cantata Cycle III (1725-1727)
Genre
Sacred cantata
Proper
Psalm: Psalm 1
Epistel: Epheser 5, 15-21
Gospel: Matthäus 22, 1-14
Scoring
Sopran solo (Seele), Bass solo (Jesus), Oboe d'amore, Violine I, Violine II, Viola, Violoncello piccolo, Orgel obligato, Basso continuo

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 03. November 1726
First performance on November 3, 1726. Movement 1 shares a common (now lost) instrumental concert template with BWV 1053
Early performances
, Leipzig, St. Nicholas Church (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [3. Jg.]
Link to videos:
Ich geh und suche mit Verlangen, BWV 49 (Netherlands Bach Society)

Author Libretto
Birkmann, Christoph (1703-1771)
Libretto
C. Birkmann. Movement 6 incorporates elements from Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (P. Nicolai, date of composition 1597/1598; first print 1599), stanza 7. Text printed in: Birkmann 1728, page 134
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Nicolai, Philipp
Chorale

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 111 [Score, Sketch]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 55 [Part(s)]
edition essential source
D-Nst Will II, 1413 8° [Textdruck] [Libretto]
Additional sources
D-B Am.B 538-540, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/II, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 455, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-Eib 4.4.19 [Score]
PL-WRu 60005 Muz. [Score]
Verschollen Sing-Akademie BWV 49, Partitur [Score]

Edition

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2024-02-26 : 12:48:52