BWV 366

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Original source: Chorale, Ihr Gestirn, ihr hohlen Lüfte, BWV 366
Chorale Text: Ihr Gestirn, ihr hohlen Lüfte*, by Johann Franck (1655)
Tune: Ihr Gestirn, ihr hohlen Lüfte, by Christoph Peter (1655) (Zahn 3703)
First Performance: Unknown
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 161; Breitkopf 161; Birnstiel 165; AmB 46II p.133; Penzel 128
Other Harmonizations: None


This chorale survives without text. The text that appears here is the one provided by editors of the Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe (BGA).
This melody also appears, also in D minor, in the Schemelli Gesangbuch (BWV 476, see p.130 of NBA III/2.1), but with an entirely different bass line.

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