Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage
(Christmas oratorio, part 1)
BWV 248.2 I; BWV 248 I; BC D 7 I

Other catalogues
NV 1790, S. 69 [3]
Genre
Oratorio
Designation of a cantata
1st Christmas Day
Scoring
S solo, A solo, T solo, B solo, S, A, T, B; part 1: Trumpet I, II, III, Timpani, Traverse flute I, II, Oboe / Oboe d'amore I, II, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Bassono, Violoncello, Basso continuo

Work history
Erstaufführung: 25.12.1734
Early performances
(Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV 248BC D 7
relation from other works:
has arrangement in BR-CPEB Fp 9
Comment
Teil 1 des Weihnachts-Oratoriums (1. Weihnachtstag)
(Satz 1-9)

Text:
Lukas 2, 1 und 2, 3-6 (Satz 2); 2,7 (Satz 6);
Autor der freien Dichtung unbekannt;

Choräle:
Satz 5: "Wie soll ich dich empfangen" von Paul Gerhardt (1653), Strophe 1;
*Satz 7: "Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ" von Martin Luther (1524), Strophe 6;
Satz 9: "Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her" von Martin Luther (1535), Strophe 13

Libretto
unknown (C. F. Henrici?)
Link to lyrics
Author Chorale
Gerhardt, Paul (1607-1676)
Luther, Martin (1483–1546)
Chorale
Chorale
Chorale

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 112 I, Faszikel 1 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 112 I, Faszikel 2 [Part(s)]

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