|BWV 200 Bekennen will ich seinen Namen
The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary (The Presentation of Christ in the Temple).
Poet unknown (fragmentary).
After 1735, perhaps in the 1740's (so Dürr, p. 545).
C. F. Peters (1935); NBA I/28.
1. Aria (A)
Acknowledge will I his name's honor,
1. This text is an adaptation of the "Song of
Simeon" (the "Nunc dimittis"), Lk. 2:29-32.
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