Falsche Welt, dir trau ich nicht BWV 52; BC A 160 GND

Twenty-third Sunday after Trinity, Cantata Cycle III (1725-1727)
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 85
Epistel: Philipper 3, 17-21
Gospel: Matthäus 22, 15-22
S*, S, A, T, B; 2 Cr, 3 Ob, Fag, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 24. November 1726
First performance on November 24, 1726. The introductory sinfonia is based on BWV 1046.1/1
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is exemplar of BWVBC F
is part of BWV diverse [3. Jg.]
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Falsche Welt, dir trau ich nicht, BWV 52 (J. S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen)

Author Libretto
Birkmann, Christoph (1703-1771)
C. Birkmann. Movement 6: In dich hab ich gehoffet, Herr (A. Reusner, 1533), stanza 1. Text print: Birkmann 1728, page 139
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Reusner, Adam (1496–1582)

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 85 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 30 [Part(s)]
edition essential source
D-Nst Will II, 1413 8° [Textdruck] [Libretto]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 1159/XII, Faszikel 4 [Score]
D-B Mus.ms. Bach P 450, Faszikel 2 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5927 [Score]


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