“The best of all times”

It is so deep, and so fitting, that Bach’s soulful early cantata is titled in German, “God’s time is the best of all times” (Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit), and in Latin, “The tragic act” (Actus tragicus). Even the best of all times is tragic. Here conducted by Karl Richter.

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