BWV 405

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Original source: Chorale, O wie selig seid ihr doch, ihr Frommen, BWV 405
Chorale Text: O wie selig seid ihr doch, ihr Frommen*, by Simon Dach (1635)
Tune: O wie selig seid ihr doch, ihr Frommen, by Johann Crüger (1647) (Zahn 1583)
First Performance: Unknown
Appearance in Early Collections (Key): Riemenschneider 213; Breitkopf 213; AmB 46II p.172; Penzel 183; Schemelli BWV 495* (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 thoroughbass figures) from the Schemelli Gesangbuch, BWV 495. (See Chorale No.65 on p.228 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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