O hilf Christe, Gottes Sohn BWV 1084; BWV 1084 / 438‑>; BC D 5b/6

Chorale (Good Friday)

S, A, T, B; Vl, 2 Va, Bc
Early performances
relation to other works:
is part of BNB I/K/1 (Leipziger Fassung)BWV deestBC D 5b
Belongs to Bach's passion pasticcio (Leipzig version) of St Mark's Passion by Gottfried Keiser (?), Hamburg 1707), BWV deest (BC D 5b); compare variant of the melody and notation of the Weimar version (= BWV deest (NBA Serie II: 2));
first publbished by A. Dürr, in: BJ 1949/50, p. 85;
Lit.: A. Glöckner, in: BJ 1977, p. 76ff. and 109ff.
Michael Weisse (1531) [= verse 8 of "Christus der uns selig macht"]
Link to lyrics
NBA II/9, S. 76 (Kirsten Beißwenger, 2000) – Critical report (2000), S. 81ff.
Original sources
D-B Mus.ms. 11471/1
D-B N.Mus.ms. 468
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