BWV 3.6


Original source: Cantata, Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid, BWV 3
Chorale Text: Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid (verse 18), by Martin Moller (1587)
Tune: Herr Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht (melody #2), Leipzig 1625 (Zahn 533a)
First Performance: 14 January 1725, 2nd Sunday after Epiphany
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 156=308; Breitkopf 156=307; Birnstiel 160; Dietel 28; AmB 46II p. 88=123=241; Penzel 161
Other Harmonizations: BWV 153.9

Instrumentation: Colla parteS: violin 1, horn, oboe d’amore 1 & 2. A: violin 2. T: viola. B: continuo.

Original manuscripts
Score: 1) D–LEb Thomana 3, 2) Privatbesitz Nachlass A. Wilhelm (CH–Basel)
Parts: D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 157, Faszikel 1



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