BWV 245.5

First Version (identical to BWV 416): Setting from 1724 premiere performance
First Performance: 7 April 1724, Good Friday

Second Version: Setting from 1725 repeat performance
First Performance: 30 March 1725, Good Friday

Original source: Passion, St. John Passion, BWV 245
Chorale Text: Vater unser im Himmelreich (verse 4), by Martin Luther (1539)
Tune: Vater unser im Himmelreich, Leipzig 1539 (Zahn 3561)
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 47 (First Version); Breitkopf 47 (First Version); Birnstiel 50 (First Version); Dietel 137 (First Version); AmB 46II p.176 (First Version); Spitta 43; Fasch p.82 (First version)
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 90.5, 101.7, 102.7, 416


The first version of this chorale was given a separate BWV number, 416.

bach– by Luke Dahn. Copyright 2017.