Barmherziges Herze der ewigen Liebe BWV 185.2; BWV 185; BC A 101 [L] GND

Fourth Sunday after Trinity, Cantata Cycle I (1723/1724)
Sacred cantata
Psalm: Psalm 112
Epistel: Römer 8, 18-23
Gospel: Lukas 6, 36-42
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B, Cln (Tr da tir?), Ob, Vl I/II, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 20. Juni 1723
First performance on June 20, 1723. Revised version in G minor (concert pitch) with clarino instead of oboe (movement 1 and 6). Subsequent performance around 1746–1747 (autograph additions in parts, scribe Anon. L 135, L 139) with additional Violin I/II in movement 5 (col basso 8ᵛᵃ)
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
is adaptation of BWV 185 / BC A 101 [W]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 185/6 (o.I.) ChS
Introduction to the work
Link to videos:
Barmherziges Herze der ewigen Liebe, BWV 185.2 (Netherlands Bach Society)

S. Franck. Movement 6: Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ (J. Agricola, around 1528), stanza 1. Original text print: Weimar 1715; Text print: Franck 1715, page 128
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Bach St 4 [Part(s)]


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