Cantata No.180

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata No.180

BWV180 • “Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele”

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Composed in Leipzig for the twentieth Sunday after Trinity, Cantata No. 180 "Schmücke dich, O liebe Seele" (Bedeck yourself, O beloved soul) is drawn from a hymn by Johann Franck, although the paraphrases heard in several stanzas are the work of an anonymous writer. The Gospel for this Sunday is Matthew 22:1-14, descri...