BWV 108.6



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Original source: Cantata, Es ist euch gut, dass ich hingehe, BWV 108, BWV 2 (bach–digital page)
Chorale Text: Gott Vater, sende deinen Geist (verse 10), by Paul Gerhardt (1653)
Tune: Kommt her zu mir, spricht Gottes Sohn, Nürnberg 1534, based on an earlier melody c.1504 (Zahn 2496c)
First Performance: 29 April 1725, Cantate (4th Sunday after Easter)
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 45; Breitkopf 46; Birnstiel 51; Dietel 98; AmB 46II p.162 & 303; Levy–Mendelssohn 30; Fasch p.22
Other Harmonizations: BWV 74.8

Instrumentation: Colla parteS: violin 1, oboes d’amore 1 & 2. A: violin 2. T: viola. B: continuo.

Original manuscripts
Score: D–B Mus. ms. Bach P 82
Parts: D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 28



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