BWV 244.15



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Original source: Passion, St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244
Chorale Text: O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden (verse 5), by Paul Gerhardt (1630)
Tune: Befiehl du deine Wege (melody #1), by Hans Leo Hassler (1601) (Zahn 5385a)
First Performance: 11 April 1727, Good Friday
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 98 (down a M2); Breitkopf 98 (down a M2); Birnstiel 102; Fasch p.125 (down a M2)
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 135.6, 153.5, 161.6, 244.17* (see note below), 244.44, 244.54, 244.62, 248.5, 248.64, 270, 271

Notes

BWV 244.17 is identical to BWV 244.15 but a half step lower, in E–flat major.



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