Jesu, meiner Seelen Wonne, BWV 359 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2019-05-12).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 30 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: The chorale transposed to G major.
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2019-05-12).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 37 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes:

General Information

Title: Jesu, meiner Seelen Wonne
Composer: Johann Schop
Arranger: Johann Sebastian Bach
Lyricist: Martin Janus

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredChorale

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1642
  2nd published: 1787 in Vierstimmige Choralgesänge, Teil 4, no. 364
  3rd published: 1892 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 39
  4th published: 1898 in 389 Choralgesänge, no. 359
Opus: BWV 0359

Description: Both of these are BWV 359; also see the same tune with different arrangements in the chorale Jesu, meiner Freuden Freude, BWV 360 and Jesu, mein Hort und Erretter, from the cantata Mein liebster Jesus ist verloren, BWV 154, no. 3.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Jesu, meiner Seelen Wonne.