2. Gen Himmel zu dem Vater mein

From Gen Himmel zu dem Vater mein, BuxWV 32

Composer
Dietrich Buxtehude
Meter
3/4

German text

Gen Himmel zu dem Vater mein,
fahr ich aus diesem Leben,
da will ich sein der Meister dein,
den Geist will ich dir geben,

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About the text

  • Author: Martin Luther
  • Verses 9 and 10 of the common chorale, “Nun freut euch lieben Christen g’mein”.

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Viola da gamba
  • Soprano
  • Basso continuo

Resources

  • Full score: Dieterich Buxtehude, The Collected Works, vol. 1 (Klecken: Ugrino, 1925), p. 23
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Team Buxtehude

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