D-Gb, Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Institut, Göttingen
Scholz collection
Collective manuscript with chorale arrangements from the "Orgelbüchlein" (5) and the "18 Chorälen" (2): Wir Christenleut, BWV 612; Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, BWV 641; Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten, BWV 642; Alle Menschen müssen sterben, BWV 643; Ach wie nichtig, ach wie flüchtig, BWV 644; Jesus Christus unser Heiland, BWV 665a, and Jesus Christus unser Heiland (alio modo), BWV 666

1. Appearance
Shelfmark                                  D-LEb Rara Ib, 7 (olim D Gb Ms. Scholz 4.1.4)
Extent 2 sheets
Measurement, in cm 36 x 21,5-22
Rastrology, in cm 0,85
Paper/Watermark f. 1/4: 'fir 4', f. 2/3: 'bishop 3'
Cleffing soprano clef, bass clef
Safe-keeping/Quire/Foliation binio, paged (f. 2r: 2, f. 2v: 3, f. 3r: 4)
Scribe Leonhard Scholz
at the beginning it is a clean copy, later the type-face is a little flighty and there are several corrections
Dating 18th century

2. Contents
Arrangement                             f. 1r: blank (but ruled)
f. 1v: BWV 665a, mm. 1 - 30
f. 2r: BWV 665a, mm. 31 - Schluß
f. 2v: BWV 666, mm. 1 - 26
f. 3r: BWV 666, mm. 27 - Schluß
f. 3v: BWV 644 and BWV 641
f. 4r: BWV 642 and BWV 643
f. 4v: BWV 612
Title-heading BWV 665: "Jesus Christus unser Heyland [etc.-abbr.] in Organo pleno"
BWV 666: "J. C. unser Heyland [etc.-abbr.]"
BWV 644: "Ach wie nichtig, ach wie flüchtig [etc.-abbr.] a 2 Clav: / con Pedale"
BWV 641: "Wann wir in / höchsten / Nöthen seyn a 2 Clav, et Ped" [in front of the accolade]
BWV 642: "Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten [etc.-abbr.] Da J. S. Bach"
BWV 643: "Alle Menschen müßen sterben [etc.-abbr.]"
BWV 612: "Wir Christen Leuth. Da J. S. Bach.
Except for BWV 612 and 642 the pieces have no ascription
Model lost "Zwischenquelle" to the autgraph D B Mus. ms. 283; the readings are related to that of the copy of the "Orgelbüchlein" by C. G. Meißner (PL Kj Mus. ms. Bach P 1216)

3. Miscellaneous
Foreign/later entries                on f. 1r at the bottom: "No 1, 2 9 3" (with red chalk) td>
Condition of source comparatively good, but partly heavy bleed-through
no traces of use
Provenance ? - L. Scholz - ? - Franconian private ownership - antique shop Schneider, Tutzing - Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Institut, Göttingen (1998)
Literature NBA IV/1, critical report, p. 61