Cantata No.143

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata No.143

BWV143 • “Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele, II”

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One of two cantatas bearing this name ("Praise the Lord, my soul"), BWV 143 is considered by most authorities to be of doubtful provenance, although it is included in the New Bach Edition. It is a cantata for New Year's Day known only through a manuscript dating from 1762, 12 years after Bach's death. According to the ... read more