BWV 64.2



Original source: Cantata, Sehet, welch eine Liebe hat uns der Vater erzeiget, BWV 64
Chorale Text: Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ (verse 7), by Martin Luther (1524)
Tune: Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ, Wittenberg 1524, adaptation of the Latin sequence Grates nunc omnes reddamus (Zahn 1947)
First Performance: 27 December 1723, 3rd Day of Christmas
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 160; Breitkopf 160; Birnstiel 164; Dietel 13; AmB 46II p.91; Penzel 126
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 91.6, 248.28, 314

Instrumentation: Colla parteS: violin 1, cornet. A: violin 2, trombone 1. T: viola, trombone 2. B: trombone 3, organ, continuo.

Original manuscripts
Score: 1723 autograph not available; D–B 102–104, Faszikel 3 (Am.B 104) (1730/1731 copy, scr. Christoph Nichelmann)
Parts: D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 84, Faszikel 1



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