1. Du Hirte Israel, höre

From Du Hirte Israel, höre, BWV 104

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
G major
Meter
3/4
Structure
none
Length
114 measures

German text

English translation

Du Hirte Israel, höre, der du Joseph hütest wie der Schafe, erscheine, der du sitzest über Cherubim.
You Shepherd of Israel, hear, You who watch over Joseph like a sheep, appear, You who sit above the Cherubim.
(Psalm 80:1–2)
 

About the text

  • Author: Unknown
  • Text references: Psalms 80:1 (verbatim)
  • Scripture readings for the day: 1 Peter 2:21–2:25; John 10:12–10:16

Instrumentation

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

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