BWV 245.11



Original source: Passion, St. John Passion, BWV 245
Chorale Text: O Welt, sieh hier dein Leben (verses 3 & 4), by Paul Gerhardt (1647)
Tune: O Welt, ich muss dich lassen, Anon. c.1505, based on a 15th c. secular melody (Zahn 2293b)
First Performance: 7 April 1724, Good Friday
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 63; Breitkopf 62; Birnstiel 65; Dietel 138; Fasch p.1
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 13.6, 44.7, 97.9, 244.10, 244.37, 392, 393, 394, 395

Notes

Unlike BWVs 245.3 and 245.5, BWV 245.11 and all subsequent chorales in the St. John Passion are identical in both first and second versions of the passion.



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