30 August 2022 – Today's cantata is the fifth and last of the Leipzig Ratswechsel cantatas, Preise, Jerusalem, den Herrn, BWV 119, written for the occasion in 1723, Bach's first year in Leipzig.
- Preise, Jerusalem, den Herrn, BWV 119
(first performance 30 August 1723, Leipzig period)
The Netherlands Bach Society website (in Dutch) has more information and a performance of BWV 119:
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Image of the day
The Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) today, which houses the Museum of City History of Leipzig.