Meine Seele erhebt den Herren (BWV 10)

On this page, you will find your way to all relevant information about this chorale cantata by Bach.

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Choralkantate:
Meine Seel erhebt den Herren (BWV 10).
Mariae Heimsuchung.
2. Juli 1724, Leipzig (Erstaufführung)

Textdichter Choral:
Bibelübersetzung: Martin Luther.
Quelle: Biblia/ das ist/ die || gantze Heilige Sch=||rifft Deudsch.|| Mart.
Luth.|| Weimar, 1534.

Textdichter Kantate:
Lukas 1,46-55 mit Doxologie, daraus Verse 49-53 und 55 (Satz 2-4 und 6)
umgedichtet (Verfasser unbekannt).

Hymnological Dossier

This Hymnological Dossier (PDF) contains the text of the song, along with Johann Martin Schamelius’ explanation, from Evangelischer Lieder-Commentarius I, 1724, S. 265. 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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