BWV 227.7

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Original source: Motet, Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227
Chorale Text: Jesu, meine Freude (verses 2), by Johann Franck (1653)
Tune: Jesu, meine Freude, by Johann Crüger (1653) (Zahn 8032)
First Performance: Unknown
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 283; Breitkopf 283a* (see note); Dietel 21; AmB 46II p.236
Other Harmonizations: BWVs 64.8, 81.7, 87.7, 227.1=227.11, 227.3, 358


The Breitkopf edition numbered two chorales, the final setting in volume 3 and the setting chorale in volume 4, as "283" in error. Thus, the "370" chorales in the Breitkopf in reality number 371. These two settings are labelled "283a" and "283b."

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