BWV 62.6



Original source: Cantata, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 62
Chorale Text: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (verse 8), by Martin Luther (1524), a paraphrase of Veni redemptor gentium
Tune: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, Erfurt 1524, after an early church melody (Zahn 1174)
First Performance: 3 December 1724, 1st Sunday of Advent
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 170 (down a M2); Breitkopf 170 (down a M2); Birnstiel 176; Dietel 96; AmB 46II pp. 90, 128, and 299 (p.90 & p.128 down a M2); Penzel 122
Other Harmonizations: BWV 36.8



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