BWV 297

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Original source: Chorale, Die Sonn hat sich mit ihrem Glanz, BWV 297
Chorale Text: Die Sonn hat sich mit ihrem Glanz*, by Joshua Stegmann (1630)
Tune: O höchster Gott, o unser lieber Herre, Leipzig 1592, based on Guillaume Franc (1542) (Zahn 923)
First Performance: Unknown
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 232; Breitkopf 232; AmB 46II p.204; Penzel 193; Schemelli BWV 447* (see note below)
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 setting is a four–part realization of a two–part chorale (with figured bass) from the Schemelli Gesangbuch. The chorale appears in the Schemelli under the title "Der Tag ist hin, die Sonne gehet nieder", a text by Johann Christoph Rube (1714). (See Chorale No.3 on p.108 of NBA III/2.1) For a full listing of four–part realizations of two–part Schemelli chorales, visit Schemelli Realizations.

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