Cantata No.96

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata No.96

BWV96 • “Herr Christ, der ein'ge Gottessohn”

About this work...

Composed for the Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity, which fell on October 8, 1724, Bach's Cantata No. 96 "Herr Christ, der einge Gottessohn" (Lord Christ, the only Son of God) (BWV 96) sets a chorale by Elisabeth Creutziger in its first and sixth movements and an anonymous text in its other movements based on the Gospel ...