5. Ich hab für mir ein schwere Reis

From Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid, BWV 58

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
C major
Meter
2/4
Structure
none
Length
108 measures

About the text

  • Author: Anonymous
  • Text references: second verse of O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht by Martin Behm (1610) (verbatim)
  • Scripture readings for the day: 1 Peter 4:12–4:19; Matthew 2:13–2:23

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Taille
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano chorale
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Organo

Notes

This cantata survives only in a revised version of 1733–34.

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