Ratswechsel 1748

Friday 26 August 2022

Ratswechsel 1748

26 August 2022 – Here's the second of the Ratswechsel cantatas. Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele, BWV 69, was written for Ratswechsel in 1748, which makes it one of the last cantatas Bach ever wrote. It's a rework of BWV 69a, written in 1723 for Trinitatis XII.

Cantatas

  • Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele, BWV 69
    (first performance 26 augustus 1748, Leipzig period)

Playlist

WBCF0826-Ratswechsel 1748

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Image of the day

Etching of the Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) in Leipzig from 1672.

Etching of the Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) in Leipzig from 1672.