Original source: Chorale, Dir, dir, Jehova, will ich singen, BWV 299
Chorale Text: Dir, dir, Jehova, will ich singen*, by Bartholomäus Crasselius (1695)
Tune: Dir, dir, Jehova, will ich singen, by J.S. Bach (1725) (Not in Zahn)
First Performance: Unknown
Appearance in Early Collections (Key):
AmB 46II p.175;
Other Harmonizations: None
This chorale survives without text. The text that appears here is the one provided by editors of the Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe (BGA).
This setting is a four–part realization of a two–part chorale (with figured bass) from the Schemelli Gesangbuch, BWV 452. (See Chorale No.32 on p.162 of NBA III/2.1) For a full listing of four–part realizations of two–part Schemelli chorales, visit Schemelli Realizations.
The setting also appears in the 1725 Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach.
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