Cantata No.156

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata No.156

BWV156 • “Ich steh' mit einem Fuss im Grabe”

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Bach's Cantata No. 156, "Ich steh' mit einem Fuss im Grabe" ("I stand with one foot in the grave") is thought to have been first performed on January 23, 1729. The cantata, to a text by Christian Friedrich Henrici (otherwise known by his pseudonym Picander) was intended for performance during church services on a third... read more