Original source: Passion, St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244
Chorale Text: Meinen Jesum lass ich nicht (verse 6), by Christian Keymann (1658)
Tune: Meinen Jesum lass ich nicht, by Andreas Hammerschmidt (1658) (Zahn 3449)
First Performance: 15 April 1729, Good Friday* (see note below)
Appearance in Early Collections (Key):
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 70.11, 124.6, 154.8, 157.5, 380
This chorale, not included in the 1727 premiere of the St. Matthew Passion, was added for the 1729 repeat performance.
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