Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd, BWV 208a

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Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd (The merry hunt is all that I love), BWV 208a, is a secular cantata composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. It was first performed on 3 August 1740 in Leipzig.[1]

Scoring and structure[edit]

The score is lost, but was likely similar to BWV 208.[2]


  • Leipziger Universitätschor / Pauliner Barockensemble, David Timm. J.S. Bach: Festmusiken zu Leipziger Universitätsfeiern. Querstand, 2009.


  1. ^ "Cantata BWV 208a". Bach Cantatas Website. Retrieved 18 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Cantata 208a". Classical Net. Retrieved 18 May 2013.