Text known to Bach (Weimar 1713):
Wir dancken dir/ O Jesu Christ/
daß du das Lämmlein worden bist/
und trägt all unser Sünd und Schuld/
hilf das wir rühmen deine Huld.
We thank you, O Jesu Christ,
that you became the Lamb,
and bear all our sin and guilt.
Help us to extol your grace.
Melody: Bartholomäus Gesius (c.1562-1613) – Frankfurt an der Oder 1605
Text: 1572, Nikolaus Selnecker (1532-92)
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The Print Collection
The setting of chorale 83 was commissioned by the Norwegian Organ Festival, and composed by Nils Henrik Asheim. It is part of our printed Volume 3, now available for purchase.
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