BWV 248(2).12(3)



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Original source: Oratorio, Christmas Oratorio, part 2, BWV 248 (bach–digital page)
Chorale Text: Ermuntre dich, mein schwacher Geist (verse 9), by Johann Rist (1641)
Tune: Ermuntre dich, mein schwacher Geist, by Johann Schop (1641) (Zahn 5741)
First Performance: 26 December 1734, 2nd Day of Christmas
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 9=361; Breitkopf 9=360; Birnstiel 10; Dietel 119=134; AmB 46II p.130, p.315, & p.323; Levy–Mendelssohn 6; AmB 46II p.30
Other Harmonizations: 11.6, 43.11

Instrumentation: Colla parteS: violin 1, transverse flute 1 & 2 (8va), oboe d’amore 1 & 2. A: violin 2, oboe da caccia 1. T: viola, oboe da caccia 2. B: organ, continuo.

Original manuscripts
Score: D–B Mus. ms. Bach P 32
Parts:
Part 1 — D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 112I, Faszikel 1
Part 2 — D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 112II, Faszikel 1
Part 3 — D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 112III, Faszikel 1
Part 4 — D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 112IV, Faszikel 1
Part 5 — D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 112V, Faszikel 1
Part 6 — D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 112VI, Faszikel 1



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