BWV 84.5



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Original source: Cantata, Ich bin vergnügt mit meinem Glücke, BWV 84
Chorale Text: Wer weiss, wie nahe mir mein Ende (verse 12), by Ämilie Juliane von Schwarzburg–Rudolstadt (1686)
Tune: Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten, by Georg Neumark (1641) (Zahn 2778)
First Performance: 9 February 1727, Septuagesima
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 112; Breitkopf 112; Birnstiel 116; Dietel 30; AmB 46II p.116; Fasch p.11
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 88.7, 93.7, 166.6, 179.6, 197.10, 434

Comparative score: Seven settings of Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten placed in the same key (PDF)

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

Original manuscripts
Score: D–B Mus. ms. Bach P 108
Parts: D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 52



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