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Original source: Cantata, Herr Gott, Beherrscher aller Dinge, BWV 120a
Chorale Text: Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren, by Joachim Neander (1680)
Tune: Hast du denn, Jesu, dein Angesicht gänzlich verborgen, Stralsund 1665 (Zahn 1912a)
First Performance: 1729?, Wedding
Appearance in Early Collections (Key):
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 57.8, 137.5* (see note below)
This setting is a slightly altered version of 137.5 from 1725. Apart from the change of key (the previous version being a step lower in C major) and absence of obbligato trumpets and timpani, the SATB part–writing of the two settings is identical.
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