BWV 248(4).42(7)



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Original source: Oratorio, Christmas Oratorio, part 4, BWV 248 (bach–digital page)
Chorale Text: Hilf, Herr Jesu, lass gelingen (verse 5), by Johann Rist (1642)
Tune: Hilf, Herr Jesu, lass gelingen (melody #2), by J.S. Bach? (Not in Zahn)
First Performance: 1 Janaury 1735, New Year’s Day
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 368; Breitkopf 367; Dietel 146; AmB 46II p.331
Other Harmonizations: None

Instrumentation: Colla parteS: violin 1, oboe 1 & 2. A: violin 2. T: viola. B: (continuo). Instrumental texture — violin 1, violin 2, viola, 2 oboes, 2 horns, 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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