Week 13

Mein Hertze schwimmt im Blut


One of the greatest international treasures of the Music Collection: An autograph manuscript of Johann Sebastian Bach with the score for Cantata no. 166 Mein Hertze schwimmt im Blut (BWV 199), composed for performance on the eleventh Sunday after Trinity, 1714. It belonged to Bach's son C.Ph.E. Bach and was acquired by the Music Department at the latest in 1842 with either Peter Grønland's or C.E.F. Weyse's collections. Detail of the beginning of the cantata.
The Music and Theatre Department, C I 615 (mu 6701.0731). See more about the manuscript.