Soul, Adorn Thyself with Gladness (BWV 180.7)

“Soul, Adorn Thyself with Gladness” (Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele), text by Johann Franck (1647). Tune by Johann Crüger (1647). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 180.7). Homophonic, SATB.

Jesus, I Will Ponder Now (BWV 159.5)

“Jesus, I Will Ponder Now” (Jesu, deine Passion), text by Sigismund von Birken (1663). Tune (Jesu Kreuz, Leiden und Pein) by Melchior Vulpius (1609). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 159.5), originally for text Jesu Leiden, Pein und Tod. Homophonic, SATB.

Lord Jesus Christ, with Us Abide (BWV 253)

“Lord Jesus Christ, with Us Abide” (Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ), st. 1-2, Anonymous (1579); st. 3-9, Nicolaus Selnecker (1611). Tune from Wittenberg, 1588. Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 253). Homophonic, SATB.

I Will Sing My Maker’s Praises (BWV 413)

“I Will Sing My Maker’s Praises” (Sollt’ ich meinem Gott nicht singen), text by Paul Gerhardt (1659). Tune (Lasset uns den Herren preisen) by Johann Schop (1641). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 413). Homophonic, SATB.

Lord, Thee I Love with All My Heart (BWV 340)

“Lord, Thee I Love with All My Heart” (Herzlich lieb hab ich dich, o Herr), text by Martin Schalling (1571). Tune from Strassburg, 1577. Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 340). Homophonic, SATB.

Commit Whatever Grieves Thee (BWV 244.44)

“Commit Whatever Grieves Thee” (Befiehl du deine Wege), text by Paul Gerhardt (1656). Tune (Herzlich tut mich verlangen) by Hans Leo Hassler (1601). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 244.44). Homophonic, SATB.

Jesus, Priceless Treasure (BWV 227.1 & 11)

“Jesus, Priceless Treasure” (Jesu, meine Freude), text by Johann Franck (1653). Tune by Johann Crüger (1653). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 227.1 & 11). Homophonic, SATB.

My Soul, Now Bless Thy Maker (BWV 29.8)

“My Soul, Now Bless Thy Maker” (Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren), text by Johann Gramann (1540). Tune by Hans Kugelmann (1540). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 29.8). Homophonic, SATB.

O Man, Thy Grievous Sin Bemoan (BWV 402)

“O Man, Thy Grievous Sin Bemoan” (O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde gross), text by Sebald Heyden (c. 1530). Tune (Es sind doch selig alle, die im rechten Glauben wandeln) by Matthias Greitter (1525). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 402). Homophonic, SATB.

If Thou But Suffer God to Guide Thee (BWV 197.10)

“If Thou But Suffer God to Guide Thee” (Wer nur der lieben Gott lässt walten), text and tune by Georg Neumark (1640). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 197.10). Homophonic, SATB.

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