Text known to Bach (Weimar 1713):
Nun giebt mein Jesus gute Nacht/
nun ist sein Leiden gantz vollbracht/
nun hat er seiner Seelen-Pfand
geliefert in des Vaters Hand.
Now as my Jesus bids good night,
now his suffering is fully accomplished,
now he has his soul’s pledge
delivered into his Father’s hand.
Melody: Michael Weiße (?): Nun loben wir mit Innigkeit – Jungbunzlau 1531 (Bohemian Brethren)
Text: Johann Rist (1607-67): Neue Musicalische Fest-Andachten, Lüneburg 1655
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The Print Collection
The setting of chorale 33 was commissioned by Nick Bland and Vanessa Ashbee and composed by Peter Planyavsky. It will be part of our printed Volume 1, due for publication in late 2023.
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