BWV 248(6).59(6)



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Original source: Oratorio, Christmas Oratorio, part 6, BWV 248 (bach–digital page)
Chorale Text: Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier (verse 1), by Paul Gerhardt (1656)
Tune: Nun freut euch, lieben Christen gmein (melody #2), Wittenberg 1529, based on a 15th c. melody (Zahn 4429a)
First Performance: 6 Janaury 1735, Feast of Epiphany
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 362; Breitkopf 361; Dietel 121; AmB 46II p.317
Other Harmonizations: BWV 307

Instrumentation: Colla parteS: violin 1, oboe 1 & 2. A: violin 2. T: viola. 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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