BWV 41.6



Original source: Cantata, Jesu, nun sei gepreiset, BWV 41
Chorale Text: Jesu, nun sei gepreiset (verse 3), by Johannes Herman (1593)
Tune: Jesu, nun sei gepreiset, Wittenberg 1591 (Zahn 8477a)
First Performance: 1 January 1725, New Year’s Day
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 11; Breitkopf 11; Birnstiel 11; Dietel 131; AmB 46II p.121; Spitta 12; Fasch p.60
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 171.6* (see note below), 190.7, 362

Notes

This setting was reused years later for Cantata #171. The closing chorale for BWV 171 is identical, but in D major.


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