Ratswechsel 1723

Sunday 30 August 2020

Ratswechsel 1723

Today's cantata is the fifth and last of the Ratswechsel cantatas, Preise, Jerusalem, den Herrn, BWV 119, written for the occasion in 1723, Bach's first year in Leipzig.

Cantatas

  • Preise, Jerusalem, den Herrn, BWV 119
    (first performance 30 August 1723, Leipzig period)

Extra information

The Netherlands Bach Society website (in Dutch) has more information and a performance of BWV 119:
https://bachvereniging.nl/nl/bwv/bwv-119/

Playlist

WBCF0830-Ratswechsel 1723

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Image of the day

The Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) today, which houses the Museum of City History of Leipzig.

The Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) today, which houses the Museum of City History of Leipzig.