Man singet mit Freuden vom Sieg BWV 149; BC A 181 GND

Michaelmas/Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels, Musical settings of texts by Picander (1727-1729 and later)
Other catalogues
BR-WFB N 171
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 91
Epistel: Offenbarung 12, 7-12
Gospel: Matthäus 18, 1-11
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 3 Tr, Timp, 3 Ob, Fag, 2 Vl, Va, Vne, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor 1728/1729
First performance on September 29, 1729 (or 1728?). The first movement is a parody of BWV 208.1/15. A presumably initially planned new composition of the first movement (BWV2 Anh. I 198), of which 14 measures are preserved, is found in the autograph score of BWV 201, D-B: P 175 (NBA Suppl., page 166, P. Wollny, 2011). Subsequent performance on October 3, 1756 by W. F. Bach in Halle (printed text in D-HAu and D-HAmk: For the Feast of Michaelmas)
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
oder erst 29. September 1729?
relation to other works:
is exemplar of BWVBC F
is part of BWV diverse [Jg. 4]
The first choir is an arrangement of th final choir of BWV 208 ("Jagd cantata").
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Man singet mit Freuden vom Sieg, BWV 149 (Amsterdam Baroque, T. Koopman)

C. F. Henrici. Movement 1: Psalm 118, 15–16. Movement 7: Herzlich lieb hab ich dich, o Herr (M. Schalling, date of composition 1569; first print 1571), stanza 3. Printed text: Picander 1728, page 41; Picander 1732, page 175
Link to lyrics

edition essential source
D-B Bach P 1043 [Score]
D-B Bach St 632 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Bach P 459, Faszikel 4 [Score]
D-B Bach P 848 [Score]
D-HAmi Ms. 166 [Score]
PL-Wu RM 5916 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 149, C. v. Winterfeld Nr. 303 [Score]
Verschollen BWV 149, J. G. Schicht [Score]
Verschollen BWV 149 (3), J. Christoph Westphal [Score]


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