BWV 29.8



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Original source: Cantata, Wir danken dir Gott, wir danken dir, BWV 29 (bach–digital page)
Chorale Text: Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren (verse 5), by Johann Gramann (1540)
Tune: Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren, by Hans Kugelmann, based on a 15th c. melody (Zahn 8244)
First Performance: 27 August 1731, Town Council Inauguration
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 116; Breitkopf 116; Birnstiel 121; Fasch p.94
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 17.7, 167.5, 389, 390

Instrumentation: Colla parteS: violin 1, oboe 1 & 2. A: violin 2. T: viola. B: organ, continuo. Obbligato — 3 trumpets, timpani.

Original manuscripts
Score: D–B Mus. ms. Bach P 166
Parts: D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 106, Faszikel 1



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