BWV 248(6).59(6)



Original source: Oratorio, Christmas Oratorio, part 6, BWV 248
Chorale Text: Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier (verse 1), by Paul Gerhardt (1656)
Tune: Nun freut euch, lieben Christen gmein (melody #2), Wittenberg 1529, based on a 15th c. melody (Zahn 4429a)
First Performance: 6 Janaury 1735, Feast of Epiphany
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 362; Breitkopf 361; Dietel 121; AmB 46II p.317
Other Harmonizations: BWV 307




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