BWV 45.7



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Original source: Cantata, Es ist dir gesagt, Mensch, was gut ist, BWV 45 (bach–digital page)
Chorale Text: O Gott, du frommer Gott (verse 2), by Johann Heermann (1630)
Tune: O Gott, du frommer Gott (melody #3), by Ahasverus Fritsch (1679), based on Adam Krieger (1657) (Zahn 5206b)
First Performance: 11 August 1726, 8th Sunday after Trinity
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 85; Breitkopf 84; Birnstiel 90; Fasch p.72
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 64.4, 94.8, 128.5, 129.5, 197a.7, 398, 1125

Comparative score: Eight settings of O Gott, du frommer Gott (melody #3) aligned and placed in the same key (PDF)

Instrumentation: Colla parteS: violin 1, transverse flute 1 & 2, oboe 1 & 2. A: violin 2. T: viola. B: continuo.

Original manuscripts
Score: D–B Mus. ms. Bach P 80
Parts: D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 26



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