Cantata No.76

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata No.76

BWV76 • “Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes”

About this work...

Composed for the Second Sunday after Trinity, which fell on June 6, 1723, Bach's Cantata No. 76 "Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes" (The Heavens Are Telling the Glory of God) (BWV 76) was his second cantata composed in Leipzig. In every way, it is one of Bach's largest cantatas: in two parts of seven movements each, ...