BWV 251

Original source: Wedding Chorale, Sei Lob und Ehr dem höchsten Gut, BWV 251
Chorale Text: Sei Lob und Ehr dem höchsten Gut, by Johann Jakob Schütz(?) (1675)
Tune: Es ist das Heil uns kommen her, Nürnberg 1523, based on a 15th c. melody (Zahn 4430)
First Performance: 1734 or earlier, Wedding
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 329; Breitkopf 328; AmB 46II p.71
Other Harmonizations: 9.7, 86.6, 117.4=117.9, 155.5


This chorale survives without text. The text that appears here was suggested by editors of the Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe (BGA).

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