BWV 282*

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Original source: Chorale, Christus, der ist mein Leben, BWV 282
Chorale Text: Christus, der ist mein Leben*, Geneva 1609
Tune: Christus, der ist mein Leben, by Melchior Vulpius (1609) (Zahn 132)
First Performance: Unknown
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 316; Breitkopf 315; Birnstiel 315; AmB 46II p.78
Other Harmonizations: BWV 281


This setting is a variant of the opening portion of the first movement of Cantata 95.
This chorale survives without text. The text that appears here is the one provided by editors of the Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe (BGA).

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