BWV 126.6



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Original source: Cantata, Erhalt uns Herr, bei deinem Wort, BWV 126 (bach–digital page)
Chorale Text: Verleih uns Frieden gnädlich (a translation of Da pacem Domine, by Martin Luther (1529)
Tune: Verleih uns Frieden gnädlich, Wittenberg 1529, after an early church melody (first half), and Johann Walter (1566) (second half) (Zahn 1945)
First Performance: 4 February 1725, Sexagesima
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 215 (down a M2); Breitkopf 215 (down a M2); AmB 46II p.159 (down a M2); Penzel 148 (down a M2)
Other Harmonizations: BWV 42.7

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

Original manuscripts
Score: 1) Verschollen BWV 126, Originalstimmen (original score lost, part of W.F. Bach’s inheritance); 2) D–B Mus.ms. Bach P 1038 (1756 score; copyist: C.F. Penzel)
Parts: D–LEb Thomana 126, Faszikel 1



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