BWV 6.6


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Original source: Cantata, Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden, BWV 6 (bach–digital page)
Chorale Text: Ach Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort (verse 2), by Martin Luther (1543)
Tune: Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort, by Martin Luther (1543), based on a 12th c. melody (Zahn 350)
First Performance: 2 April 1725, Easter Monday
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 72; Breitkopf 72; Birnstiel 100; Fasch p.10
Other Harmonizations: None

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

Original manuscripts
Score: D–B Mus. ms. Bach P 44, Faszikel 2
Parts: D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 7



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