Cantata No.74

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata No.74

BWV74 • “Wer mich liebet, der wird mein Wort halten, II”

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Composed for Whitsunday, or Pentecost, which fell on May 20, 1725, Bach's Cantata No. 74 "Wer mich liebet der wird mein Wort halten" (Who loves me keeps my commandments) (BWV 74) sets a text by Marianne von Ziegler into which lines from the day's Gospel According to John are used in the first, fourth, and sixth movemen...