Gelobet seist du Jesu Christ, BWV 314 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-11-10).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Vierstimmige Choralgesänge, 1787, no. 287.

General Information

Title: Now Blessed be Thou, Christ Jesu
Composer: Anonymous
Arranger: Johann Sebastian Bach
Lyricist: Martin Luther

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredChorale   Meter: 87. 88 with Alleluia

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1524 in Wittenberg
  2nd published: 1787 in Vierstimmige Choralgesänge, Teil 4, no. 287
  3rd published: 1892 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 39
  4th published: 1898 in 389 Choralgesänge, no. 107
Opus: BWV 0314

Description: Words by Martin Luther, 1524. See Now Blessed be Thou, Christ Jesu, BWV 314 for this chorale with English lyrics.

External websites: For total or partial usage of this text in Bach's works, see bach-cantatas.com

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Gelobet seist du Jesu Christ.