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.


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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