2. Gen Himmel zu dem Vater mein

From Gen Himmel zu dem Vater mein, BuxWV 32

Dietrich Buxtehude

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”.


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


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