BWV 19.7

Original source: Cantata, Es erhub sich ein Streit, BWV 19
Chorale Text: Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele (verse 9), Anon. 1620
Tune: Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele, Geneva 1551 as Wie nach einer Wasserquelle, based on a 15th c. melody (Zahn 6543)
First Performance: 29 September 1726, Feast of the Archangel Michael
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 298; Breitkopf 297; Dietel 87; AmB 46II p.294
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 25.6, 30.6, 32.6, 39.7, 70.7, 194.6

Comparative score: Seven settings of Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele arranged by date (PDF)

Instrumentation: Colla parteS: violin 1, oboe 1. A: violin 2, oboe 2. T: viola, taille (tenor oboe in F). B: continuo. Obbligato — 3 trumpets, timpani

Original manuscripts
Score: D–B Mus. ms. Bach P 45, Faszikel 8
Parts: D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 25a

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