Cantata No.54

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata No.54

BWV54 • “Widerstehe doch der Sünde”

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The exact date of composition for BWV 54 ("Stand firm against sin") has not been established, but most authorities believe it was composed around 1714, shortly after Bach was promoted to the post of concertmaster at the Weimar court. Bach, who had joined the Weimar court as organist in 1708, had no duties in Weimar tha...