BWV 369

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Original source: Chorale, Keinen hat Gott verlassen, BWV 369
Chorale Text: Keinen hat Gott verlassen*, Anon. 1611
Tune: Keinen hat Gott verlassen, Berlin 1640, based on an anonymous melody 1609 (Zahn 5394)
First Performance: Unknown
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 129; Breitkopf 129; Birnstiel 133; AmB 46II p.85 & p.115; Penzel 154
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).

Speculation regarding liturgical occasion: Smend speculates that this setting "likely" ("wahrscheinlich") served as the 40th movement of the lost St. Mark Passion (BWV 247), using the 1st verse of Keinen hat Gott verlassen. (See NBA III/2.2 KB, p.211.)

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

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