BWV 248(6).64(11)



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Original source: Oratorio, Christmas Oratorio, part 6, BWV 248 (bach–digital page)
Chorale Text: Ihr Christen, auserkoren (verse 4), by Georg Werner (1648)
Tune: Befiehl du deine Wege (melody #1), by Hans Leo Hassler (1601) (Zahn 5385a)
First Performance: 6 Janaury 1735, Feast of Epiphany
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Dietel 122; AmB 46II p.318
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 135.6, 153.5, 161.6, 244.15, 244.17, 244.44, 244.54, 244.62, 248.5, 270, 271

Instrumentation: Colla parteS: oboe 1 & 2. A: X. T: x. B: (organ, continuo). Instrumental Texture — violin 1, violin 2, viola, 2 oboes, 3 trumpets, timpani, 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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