Cantata No.47

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata No.47

BWV47 • “Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll erniedriget werden”

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Composed for the Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity, which fell on October 13, 1726, Bach's Cantata No. 47 "Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll erniedriget werden" (Who shall himself exalt, shall be debased again) (BWV 47) sets a text by Johann Friedrich Helbig based on two verses from the Gospel According to Luke 14:11,...

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