Ach! ich sehe, itzt, da ich zur Hochzeit gehe BWV 162.2; BWV 162; BC A 148 [L] GND

Twentieth Sunday after Trinity, Cantata Cycle I (1723/1724)
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 1
Epistel: Epheser 5, 15-21
Gospel: Matthäus 22, 1-14
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; Cr da tir, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 10. Oktober 1723
First performance on October 10, 1723, revision of BWV 162.1 (transposed to B minor and addition of Corno da tirarsi in movement 1). Incompletely preserved, see BWV 162.1
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is exemplar of BWVBC F
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
is revision of BWV 162 / BC A 148 [W]
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Ach! ich sehe, itzt, da ich zur Hochzeit gehe, BWV 162.2 (Amsterdam Baroque, T. Koopman)

S. Franck. Movement 6: Alle Menschen müssen sterben (J. Rosenmüller, 1652), stanza 7. Text print: Franck 1715, page 172 (Choral text slightly different)
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Original sources
D-B Bach St 1 [Part(s)]


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2023-08-24 : 01:33:14