Text known to Bach (Weimar 1713):

Christe / du Lamm Gottes/
der du trägst die Sünd der Welt/
erbarm dich unser.


Christ, Lamb of God,
who bears the sin of the world,
have mercy upon us.

Melody: Tone I, adapted Martin Luther (1483-1546) – Wittenberg(-Braunschweig) 1528 (Joseph Klug)
Text: Martin Luther, 1525 (Deutsche Messe)

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The Print Collection

J S Bach’s setting of this chorale will be part of our printed Volume 1, due for publication in late 2023.

Orgelbüchlein Extended

A selection of alternative and more extended compositions commissioned to complement The Print Collection. These are available for download only. To view available pieces and purchase, click HERE

Orgelbüchlein Community

A selection of compositions submitted from all around the world.

This chorale is yet to be tackled by the Community!