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Key data on the work "Selig ist der Mann" by Johann Sebastian Bach:

Johann Sebastian Bach
BWV 57
TITLE Selig ist der Mann
GENRE sacred cantata
OCCASION St. Stephen's Day (26 December)
CHOIR four-part (final chorale only)
SOLO VOICE soprano, basso
INSTRUMENTS oboe I, oboe II, oboe da caccia, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PERFORMANCE Leipzig, 26 December 1725

This work uses the hymn "Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König"
in the chorale "Richte dich, Liebste, nach meinem Gefallen und gläube ..."

You can find the above work in this recording:

VENUE AND DATE New York, St. Bartholomew’s live recording, 27 December 2000
Monteverdi Choir, Joanne Lunn, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
VOLUME NO 15 (SDG 127)
DISK NO one disc only
TRACK NOs 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21

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