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

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Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2005-08-20).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 168 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Befiehl du deine Wege BWV 272
Composer: Bartholomeus Gesius
Arranger: Johann Sebastian Bach
Lyricist: Paul Gerhardt

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredChorale   Meter: 76. 76. D

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1603
    2nd published: 1787 in Vierstimmige Choralgesänge, Teil 4, no. 339
    3rd published: 1892 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 39, no. 20
    4th published: 1898 in 389 Choralgesänge, no. 32
Opus: BWV 272
Description: Befiehl du deine Wege, BWV 270 and Befiehl du deine Wege, BWV 271 have a different tune.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Befiehl du deine Wege.