7. Lob und Preis sei Gott dem Vater

From Meine Seel erhebt den Herren, BWV 10

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
g minor
Meter
4/4
Structure
none
Length
22 measures

German text

English translation

Lob und Preis sei Gott dem Vater und dem Sohn
Honor and glory be to the Father, and to the Son
Und dem Heiligen Geiste,
and to the Holy Spirit,
Wie es war um Anfang, jetzt und immerdar
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be
Und von Ewigkeit zu Ewigkeit, Amen.
for ever and ever, Amen.

About the text

  • Author: Anonymous
  • Uses the doxology with passages drawn from other Biblical verses woven throughout (Dürr 2005, 678–679).
  • Scripture readings for the day: Isiah 11:1–11:5; Luke 1:39–1:56

Instrumentation

  • Soprano + Tromba + Violino I + Oboe I + Oboe II
  • Alto + Violino II
  • Tenore + Viola
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Organo

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