Befiehl du deine Wege, BWV 272 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

Authorship Note
This chorale-setting is now thought to be by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach.



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Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie III, Band 2.2 (pp.196)
Kassel: BĂ€renreiter Verlag, 1996. Plate BA 5076.

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Misc. Notes No.339 in Chörale der Sammlung C.P.E. Bach nach dem Druck von 1784-1787.
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Misc. Notes In Bach's works without text. The only four-part chorale to this melody by BartholomÀus Gesius Bach wrote.
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General Information

Work Title Befiehl du deine Wege
Alternative. Title
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 272 ; BC F 136.2 ; BR‑CPEB H‑Inc 2
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 39
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 chorale
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1730-61 ca.
First Publication. 1787 in Chörale der Sammlung C.P.E. Bach nach dem Druck von 1784-1787 (No.339)
Librettist Paul Gerhardt (1607-1676)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB)
Manuscript Sources Bach Digital (source list)
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