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Original source: Cantata, Jesus nahm zu sich die Zwölfe, BWV 22 (bach–digital page)
Chorale Text: Herr Christ, der einge Gottessohn (verse 5), by Elisabeth Creutziger (1524)
Tune: Herr Christ, der einge Gottessohn, Erfurt 1524, based on a 15th c. melody (Zahn 4297a)
First Performance: 7 February 1723, Quinquagesima
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): None
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 96.6, 164.6
Instrumentation: Full instrumental texture (not shown in score above) — violin 1 & 2, viola, oboe, continuo.
Score: 1) D–B Mus. ms. Bach P 119, 2) D–B Mus. ms. Bach P 46, Faszikel 1
Parts: None available
Measures 27–28 contain consecutive octaves in contrary motion between the tenor and bass (G–C). For a complete account of consecutive fifths and octaves in the Bach chorales, see "Consecutive Fifths & Octaves in the Bach Chorales" featured on the Articles & Research page.
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