BWV 16.6



Original source: Cantata, Herr Gott, dich loben wir, BWV 16
Chorale Text: Helft mir Gotts Güte preisen (verse 5), by Paul Eber (c.1580)
Tune: Helft mir Gotts Güte preisen, Anon. 1575, after secular Ich ging einmal spazieren (1569) (Zahn 5267)
First Performance: 1 January 1726, New Year’s Day
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 99; Breitkopf 99; Birnstiel 103; Fasch p.7
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 28.6, 183.5

Instrumentation: Colla parteS: violin 1, oboe 1, horn di caccia. A: violin 2, oboe 2, viola. T: (none). B: continuo.

Original manuscripts
Score: 1) D–B Mus. ms. Bach P 45, Faszikel 7, 2) D–B Mus. ms. Bach P 100 (c. 1731/1732)
Parts: D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 44



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