BWV 339

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Original source: Chorale, Herr, wie du willst, so schicks mit mir, BWV 339
Chorale Text #1: Herr, wie du willst, so schicks mit mir*, by Kaspar Bienemann (1582) (Heading for Breitkopf 317)
Chorale Text #2: Wer in dem Schutz des Höchsten ist*, by Sebald Heyden (1554), after Psalm 91 (Heading for Breitkopf 144)
Tune: Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir (melody #2), by Wolfgang Dachstein (1524) (Zahn 4438)
First Performance: Unknown
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 144=318; Breitkopf 144=317; Birnstiel 147; AmB 46II p.101 & p.120; Penzel 108
Other Harmonizations: BWV 156.6


This chorale survives without text. The two texts that appear here are the first verses of the hymns represented by the two different headings given for this setting in the Breitkopf edition. The editors of the Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe (BGA) included both texts.

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