Cantata No.137

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata No.137

BWV137 • “Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren”

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Composed in Leipzig, BWV 137 ("Praise the Lord, the almighty king") is a cantata for the twelfth Sunday after Trinity, August 19, 1725. Although standing outside the second annual cycle Bach composed for Leipzig during the liturgical year of 1724-1725, it conforms stylistically to many of the so-called "chorale cantata... read more