Cantata No.197

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata No.197

BWV197 • “Gott ist unsre Zuversicht”

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Composed for a wedding ceremony in 1736 -- 1737, Bach's Cantata No. 197 "Gott ist unsre Zuversicht" (God is our confidence) (BWV 197) sets an anonymous text with chorales by Martin Luther from 1524 and by Georg Neumark form 1657. Apparently, many of the movements in this cantata parody pre-existing movements from earli... read more