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Secular Cantatas
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Catalogue for Category 40

Amore traditore (BWV 203)
Text author: ?
Not fully authenticated

Angenehmes Wiedarau (homage to J.C. von Hennicke) (Picander) (BWV 30a)
Year written: 1737
Text author: Picander

Auf, schmetternde Töne (name day of Friedrich August II) (BWV 207a)
Year written: 1735 ?
Text author: ?Picander

Blast Laermen, ihr Feinde! (BWV 205a)
adapted from 205; music lost

Der Himmel dacht auf Anhalts Ruhm und Glück (C.F. Hunold), serenata (BWV 66a)

Occasion: Prince Leopold's birthday
Music Lost

Die Feier des Genius: Verjaget. (Picander) Dramma per musica (BWV 249b)
Music Lost

Die Freude reget sich (home to ?Picander ?J.F. Rivinus) (BWV 36b)
Year written: 1735 ?
Text author: ?Picander

Die Zeit, die Tag und Jahre macht (BWV 134a)
Year written: 1719
Occasion: New Year
Text author: Hunold

Durchlauchtster Leopold (birthday of Prince Leopold) (BWV 173a)
Year written: 1722 ?
Text author: ?

Entfliehet, verschwindet (Picander) (BWV 249a)
Year written: 1725
Music Lost

Erwaehlte Pleissenstadt (BWV 216a)
Music Lost

Geschwinde, ihr wirbeldnen Winde [Der Streit zwischen Phoebus und Pan] (BWV 201)
Year written: 1729 ?
Text author: Picander

Ich bin in mir vergnügt (Hunold) (BWV 204)
Year written: 1726 1727
Text author: Hunold

Ihr Haeuser des Himmels, ihr scheinenden Lichter (Picander) dramma per musica (BWV 193a)
Year written: 1727
music lost

Lass, Furstin, lass noch [Trauer Ode] (commemorative service for Electress Christiane Eberhardine) (BWV 198)
Year written: 1727
Text author: J.C.Gottsched

Lasst uns sorgen, lasst uns wachen [Hercules auf dem Scheidewege] (birthday of Prince Friedrich Christian of Saxony) (BWV 213)
Year written: 1733
Text author: Picander

Mer hahn en neue Oberkeet [Peasant Cantata] (homage to C.H. von Dieskau) (BWV 212)
Year written: 1742
Text author: Picander

Music and Text Lost (BWV 184a)
Year written: 1722 1723
Occasion: New Year?

Music and Text Lost (BWV 194a)
Year written: 1723

Non sa che sia dolore (BWV 209)
Text author: ?

O angenehme Melodei! (BWV 210a)
Music Lost, mostly = 210

O holder Tag, erwünschte Zeit (wedding) (BWV 210)
Year written: 1741 c
Text author: ?

Preise dein Glücke, gesegnetes Sachsen (anniversary of accession of Augustus III to Polish throne) (BWV 215)
Year written: 1734
Text author: J.C. Clauder

Schleicht, spielende Wellen (birthday of Elector Friedrich Augist II) (BWV 206)
Year written: 1736
Text author: ?Picander

Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht [Coffee Cantata] (BWV 211)
Scoring: S, T, B, fl, str, bc
Year written: 1734 1735
Text author: Picander

Schwingt freudig euch empor (BWV 36c)
Year written: 1725
Occasion: birthday
Text author: ?Picander

Steigt freudig in die Luft (Picander) (BWV 36a)
Year written: 1726
Occasion: birthday of wife of Prince Leopold of Anhalt-Cöthen
music lost; arranged from 36c

Tönet, ihr Pauken! Erschallet Trompeten! (birthday of Electress Maria Josepha) (BWV 214)
Year written: 1733
Text author: ?

Vereinigte Zwietracht der wechselnden Saiten (installation of Professor G. Kortte) (BWV 207)
Year written: 1726
Text author: ?

Vergnuegte Pleissenstadt (wedding) [incomplete] (BWV 216)
Year written: 1728
Text author: Picander

Was mir behaegt, ist nur die muntre Jagd! (after Franck) (BWV 208a)
Music Lost

Was mir behagt ist nur die muntre Jagel (birthday of Duke Franck Christian of Weissenfels) (BWV 208)
Year written: 1713
Text author: Franck

Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten (BWV 202)
Year written: 1718 1723
Occasion: wedding
Text author: ?Franck

Zerreisset, zerspringet (nameday of A.F. Muller) (BWV 205)
Year written: 1725
Text author: Picander

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