[BWV 101, 102-106]. Kirchenmusik... Herausgegeben von Adolph Bernhard Marx. Clavierauszug. Iter [-IIter] Band. Preis 8 Francs. [Piano-vocal score for SATB]. Johann Sebastian BACH.

[BWV 101, 102-106]. Kirchenmusik... Herausgegeben von Adolph Bernhard Marx. Clavierauszug. Iter [-IIter] Band. Preis 8 Francs. [Piano-vocal score for SATB]

Bonn: N. Simrock [PN 2890, 2891, 2892, 2893, 2894, 2895], [1830]. Two volumes bound in one. Oblong folio. Modern red half morocco with marbled boards, titling gilt to spine.Each of the six numbers with separate pagination, plate number, and part title including imprint, "Bonn bei N. Simrock." Title pages lithographed; publisher's catalogues typeset; music engraved.

Vol. 1: [i] (title), [i] (publisher's catalogue, "Zum Gebrauch für Singvereine"), 1f. (part title: "No. 1. Litaney von Martin Luther und Johann Sebastian Bach..."), 7, [i] (part title: "No. 2. Herr! deine Augen sehen nach dem Glauben etc. Kirchenmusik..."), 2-17, [1] (blank), [i] (part title: "No. 3. Ihr werdet weinen und heulen, aber die Welt wird sich freuen etc. Kirchenmusik..."), 2-15, [i] (blank) pp. Manuscript annotations in purple pencil to title of vol. 1: "(Br. H. [= Breitkopf & Härtel] Nr. 101-106)" to "Iter Band"; "(Partitur 1830, Schweitzer S. 231)" to lower right corner. Notational corrections, including passages of continuo realization, in pencil. Other marks in graphite and purple pencil; some entrances marked in red crayon. RISM B441 (two copies only in the U.S.: University of California at Berkeley; Newberry Library, Chicago). WorldCat lists further copies in the U.S., three of them complete (Yale University, University of Texas at Austin, Harvard Musical Society).

Vol. 2: [i] (title), [i] (publisher's catalogue), [i] (part title: "No. 4. Du Hirte Israel! höre etc. Kirchenmusik..."), 2-13, [i] (blank), [i] (part title: "No. 5. Herr! gehe nicht in's Gericht etc. Kirchenmusik..."), 2-19, [i] (blank), [i] (part title: "No. 6. Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit etc. Kirchenmusik..."), 2-18 pp. Manuscript annotation in purple pencil, in same hand as annotation to title of vol. 1, to part title of no. 6: "(Weimar, etwa 1708-11)." Notational corrections, including passages of continuo realization, in pencil and (in no. 6) ink. Other marks in graphite and purple pencil; some entrances marked in red crayon. RISM B444 (various copies, one in U.S.: University of California at Berkeley). WorldCat lists further copies in the U.S., four of them complete (Yale University, University of Texas at Austin, Harvard Musical Society, Newberry Library).

Slightly foxed and soiled.

First Edition. Schmieder, 2nd edition, p. 165. Not in Hoboken (full score only).

The present edition of BWV 101 is an excerpt only, limited to the opening chorus. The complete cantata was not published until 1876, in vol. xxiii of the Bach-Gesamtausgabe. The text of the opening chorus, here styled "Litaney" and attributed to Martin Luther, is in fact by Martin Moller (1547-1606). Item #25515

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