Blessed is the man, BWV 57

Selig ist der Mann (Blessed is the man) BWV 57 is a church cantata composed by Johann Sebastian Bach in 1725. It was made for the Second Day of Christmas, which was celebrated that year as St. Stephen's Day. It was first performed it on 26 December 1725. The piece is in 8 movements and in the key of G minor. The German text is by Georg Christian Lehms (1684–1717). A standard rendition lasts around 30 minutes.

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music Blessed is the man, BWV 57 - Complete Score (Wilhelm Rust)
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Sheet Music Blessed is the man, BWV 57 - Vocal Score (Bernhard Todt)
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Recordings

RecordingBlessed is the man, BWV 57 - 7. Aria: Through toilsome the jouney it will soon now be done (For Trumpet and Organ - Rondeau)
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