BWV 40.3



Original source: Cantata, Dazu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes, BWV 40
Chorale Text: Wir Christenleut habn jetzund Freud (verse 3), by Kaspar Füger (before 1586)
Tune: Wir Christenleut habn jetzund Freud, by Kaspar Füger (1593) (Zahn 2072)
First Performance:26 December 1723, 2nd Day of Christmas
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 43; Breitkopf 43; Birnstiel 47; Dietel 88; AmB 46II p.169; Spitta 38; Fasch p.62
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 110.7, 248.35

Instrumentation: Colla parteS: violin 1, oboe 1, horn 1. A: violin 2, oboe2. T: viola. B: continuo.

Original manuscripts
Score: D–B Mus. ms. Bach P 63
Parts: D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 11



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