Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam

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Details

Choralkantate:
Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam (BWV 7).
Johannisfest.
24. Juni 1724, Leipzig (Erstaufführung)

Textdichter Choral:
Martin Luther (1483–1546).
Bron publicatie: Martin Luther, Eyn Geistlich Lied von vnser heiligen Tauff […], Leipzig 1543.

Textdichter Kantate:
Martin Luther (1483–1546) (1541): Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam, (Str. 2‒6 in Satz 2‒6 umgedichtet, Verfasser unbekannt).

Hymnological Dossier

Dieses hymnologische Dossier (PDF) enthält den Text des Liedes sowie die Erläuterung von Johann Martin Schamelius aus Evangelischer Lieder-Commentarius I, 1724, S. 297. Der Text der einzelnen Teile von Bachs Choralkantate steht jeweils unmittelbar neben der entsprechenden Strophe des Liedes.

This Hymnological Dossier (PDF) contains the text of the song, along with Johann Martin Schamelius’ explanation, from Evangelischer Lieder-Commentarius I, 1724, S. 297. The text of each part of Bach’s chorale cantata is immediately next to the relevant stanza of the song in each case.

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External links

  • Information about this song on Hymnary.org
  • Information and sources of this cantata on Bach-digital.de
  • Information about this cantata text on Bachcantatatexts.org

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