BWV 104.6



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Original source: Cantata, Du Hirte Israel, höre, BWV 104 (bach–digital page)
Chorale Text: Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt (verse 1), by Cornelius Becker (1598)
Tune: Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, by Nikolaus Decius (1539), based in part on a Gregorian chant (Zahn 4457)
First Performance: 23 April 1724, Misericordias Domini
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 125=326 (R125 down a M2); Breitkopf 125=325 (B125 down a M2); Birnstiel 129; AmB 46II p.74 & p.81 (p.81 down a M2); Penzel 106 (down a M2)
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 112.5, 260

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

Original manuscripts
Score: None.
Parts: D–B Mus. ms. Bach St 17



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