Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele BWV 69.2; BWV 69; BC B 10 GND

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Sacred cantata
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 3 Tr, Timp, 3 Ob, Ob d’am, Bs, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
vor dem 26. August 1748
First performance on August 26, 1748. Movements 1, 3, and 5 were adopted with minor changes from BWV 69.1
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is revision of BWV 69.1 / BC A 123
is part of BWV diverse [o.Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 69.2/6 (o.I.) ChS
The movements 1, 3 and 5 are borrowed from the cantata BWV 69.1 (1723).
Link to videos:
Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele, BWV 69.2 (Netherlands Bach Society)

The author is unknown (compare with BWV 69.1). Movement 1: Psalm 103, 2. Movement 6: Es woll uns Gott genädig sein (M. Luther, 1524), stanza 3.

Regarding the vocal text of BWV 69.1:
J. O. (?) Knauer. Movement 1: Psalm 103, 2. Movement 6: Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan (S. Rodigast, date of composition 1675; first print 1676/1677), stanza 6. Printed text: Knauer 1720, page 253 (edited)
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 68 [Part(s)]
Additional sources
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]


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