Trinitatis XIV

Sunday 22 September 2019

Trinitatis XIV or 14th Sunday after Trinitatis

Today is Trinitatis XIV or the 14th Sunday after Trinitatis. Three Leipzig cantatas for you. Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV 78, is based on a hymn by Johann Rist (1607-1667), a German poet, who may also have written the base melody.

Cantatas

  • Es ist nichts Gesundes an meinem Leibe, BWV 25
    (first performance 29 August 1723)
  • Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV 78
    (first performance 10 September 1724)
  • Wer Dank opfert, der preiset mich, BWV 17
    (first performance 22 September 1726)

Extra information

The Netherlands Bach Society website (in Dutch) has more information and a performance of BWV 78:
https://bachvereniging.nl/nl/bwv/bwv-78/

Playlist

WBC55-Trinitatis XIV or 14th Sunday after Trinitatis

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Image of the day

Picture of Johann Rist (1607-1667), author of the hymn on which Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV 78 is based on.

Picture of Johann Rist (1607-1667), author of the hymn on which Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV 78 is based on.