Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele BWV 69.1; BWV 69a; BC A 123GND

Sacred cantata
Designation of a cantata
12th Sunday after Trinity
S*, A*, T*, B*, S, A, T, B; 3 Tr, Timp, Fl dolce, 3 Ob, Ob d’am, Ob da cac, Bs, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Work history
Movement 6 is borrowed from BWV 12/7 (without obligatory parts). About 1727 the cantata was performed again (s. mvt. 3, original parts).
Early performances
, Leipzig (Premiere) (Link to event)
, Leipzig (Link to event)
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [1. Jg.]
relation from other works:
is adapted in BWV 69.1/6 ChS
has revision BWV 69.2
Probably on the occasion of inauguration of the new city council in 1748 the cantata was rearranged to the cantata of the same title BWV 69. The movements 1, 3 and 5 of both cantatas are almost the same.

Knauer (1720, edited); mvt. 1: Psalm 103:2; mvt. 6: stanza 6 from ‘Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan’ by Samuel Rodigast (1674)
Link to lyrics

Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 68 [Part(s)]
Verschollen BWV 69a, Originalstimmen (1723) [Part(s)]
Additional sources
Verschollen Choralsammlung [Score]
D-Gs 8 P GERM III, 746 [Textdruck] [Libretto]


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