BWV 188.6

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Original source: Cantata, Ich habe meine Zuversicht, BWV 188
Chorale Text: Auf meinen lieben Gott (verse 1), Lübeck before 1603
Tune: Wo soll ich fliehen hin, by Bartholomäus Gesius (1605), based on Jakob Regnart (1574) (Zahn 2164)
First Performance: 17 October 1728?, 21st Sunday after Trinity
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): None
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 5.7, 89.6, 136.6, 148.6

Comparative score: Five settings of Wo soll ich fliehen hin aligned and placed in the same key (PDF)


With no extant manuscript of this cantata available and with no text appearing in surviving copies, there is uncertainty regarding text. The first text included here is suggested as a possible option by the editor in the BGA (Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe). The second text is suggested by the editors of the NBA (Neue Bach Ausgabe).

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