BWV 57.8



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Original source: Cantata, Selig ist der Mann, BWV 57 (bach–digital page)
Chorale Text: Hast du denn, Jesu, dein Angesicht gänzlich verborgen (verse 6), by Ahasverus Fritsch (1668)
Tune: Hast du denn, Jesu, dein Angesicht gänzlich verborgen, Stralsund 1665 (Zahn 1912a)
First Performance: 26 December 1725, 2nd Day of Christmas
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 90; Breitkopf 90; Birnstiel 93; AmB 46II p.207; Fasch p.9
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 120a.8, 137.5

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

Original manuscripts
Score: D–B Mus. ms. Bach P 144
Parts: D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 83



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