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

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Sacred cantata
Sopran solo, Alt solo, Tenor solo, Bass solo, Sopran, Alt, Tenor, Bass, Tromba I, Tromba II, Tromba III, Timpani, Oboe I, Oboe II, Oboe III, Oboe d'amore, Bassono, Violine I, Violine II, Viola, Basso continuo

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)

Author Libretto
unknown author
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)
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Author Chorale
Luther, Martin (1483–1546)

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


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