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

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



Sheet Music


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Notnd (2009/7/5)

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Publisher. Info. Bad Kreuznach: Kreuznacher Diakonie Kantorei
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Misc. Notes In Bach's works without text. The only four-part chorale to this melody by Bartholomäus Gesius Bach wrote.
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General Information

Work Title Befiehl du deine Wege [III]
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
Librettist Paul Gerhardt (1607-1676)
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
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