Trinitatis XI

Sunday 1 September 2019

Trinitatis XI or 11th Sunday after Trinitatis

Today is Trinitatis XI or the 11th Sunday after Trinitatis. We have 3 Bach cantatas for this liturgical day. Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut, BWV 199, dates from his first year in Weimar (1714). Siehe zu, daß deine Gottesfurcht nicht Heuchelei sei, BWV 179, is from 1723, his first year in Leipzig, and Herr Jesu Christ, du höchstes Gut, BWV 113 from the year after that.

Cantatas

  • Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut, BWV 199
    (first performance 12 August 1714)
  • Siehe zu, daß deine Gottesfurcht nicht Heuchelei sei, BWV 179
    (first performance 8 August 1723)
  • Herr Jesu Christ, du höchstes Gut, BWV 113
    (first performance 20 August 1724)

Extra information

The Netherlands Bach Society website(in Dutch) has more information and a performance of BWV 199:
https://bachvereniging.nl/nl/bwv/bwv-199/

Playlist

WBC52-Trinitatis XI or 11th Sunday after Trinitatis

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Image of the day

A statue of Johann Sebastian Bach in Weimar.

A statue of Johann Sebastian Bach in Weimar.