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Original source: Cantata, Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan, BWV 99
Chorale Text: Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan (verse 6), by Samuel Rodigast (1674)
Tune: Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan , by Severus Gastorius (1681) (Zahn 5629)
First Performance: 17 September 1724, 15th Sunday after Trinity
Appearance in Early Collections (Key):
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 12.7, 69a.6, 75.7=75.14, 100.6, 144.3, 250
Measure 11 contains parallel fifths between the soprano (E–F#) and tenor (A–B), created by a lower neighbor tone in the S. 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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