BWV 248(1).5



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Original source: Oratorio, Christmas Oratorio, part 1, BWV 248 (bach–digital page)
Chorale Text: Wie soll ich dich empfangen (verse 1), by Paul Gerhardt (1656)
Tune: Befiehl du deine Wege (melody #1), by Hans Leo Hassler (1601) (Zahn 5385a)
First Performance: 25 December 1734, Christmas Day
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 345; Breitkopf 344; AmB 46II p.65
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 135.6, 153.5, 161.6, 244.15, 244.17, 244.44, 244.54, 244.62, 248.64, 270, 271

Instrumentation: Colla parteS: violin 1, transverse flute (8va), oboe 1 & 2. A: violin 2. T: viola. B: cello, 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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