BWV 331

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Original source: Chorale, Herr, ich habe missgehandelt, BWV 331
Chorale Text: Herr, ich habe missgehandelt, by Johann Franck (1649)
Tune: Herr, ich habe missgehandelt, by Johann Crüger (1649) (Zahn 3695)
First Performance: Unknown*
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 287; Breitkopf 286; Dietel 63; AmB 46II p.275
Other Harmonizations: BWV 330


This chorale survives without text. The text that appears here is the one provided by editors of the Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe (BGA).

Speculation regarding liturgical occasion: This setting possibly served as the 32nd number of the lost Mark Passion (BWV 247) using the 1st verse of Herr, ich habe missgehandelt (according to Smend). (See NBA III/2.1 KB, p.65 or III/2.2 KB, p.289.)

View a complete listing of speculations regarding the liturgical occasions of individual BWV 253–438 chorales.

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