Trinitatis XXII or 22nd Sunday after Trinitatis
Today is Trinitatis XXII or the 22nd Sunday after Trinitas. Three Leipzig cantatas for you today, from the first three annual cantata cycles Bach wrote in that city. The third cantata, Ich armer Mensch, ich Sündenknecht, BWV 55, is Bach's only extant cantata for tenor.
- Was soll ich aus dir machen, Ephraim, BWV 89
(first performance 24 October 1723)
- Mache dich, mein Geist, bereit, BWV 115
(first performance 5 November 1724)
- Ich armer Mensch, ich Sündenknecht, BWV 55
(first performance 17 November 1726)
The Netherlands Bach Society website (in Dutch) has more information and a performance of BWV 55:
WBC63-Trinitatis XXII or 22nd Sunday after Trinitatis
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Image of the day
A view of the Bosehaus in Leipzig, residence of the Neue Bach Gesellschaft and the Bach Archiv Leipzig. The building itself was known to Bach. The Bosehaus was restored from 2008 to 2010 to comply with the latest safety requirements for archives, and was opened again on 20 March 2010.