Ratswechsel 1748

Wednesday 26 August 2020

Ratswechsel 1748

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 (which you will hear in next Sunday).

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.