2c. Bestelle dein Haus

From Actus Tragicus, BWV 106

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
c minor → F major
Meter
3/8
Tempo
Vivace
Structure
none
Length
60 measures

German text

English translation

Bestelle dein Haus; denn du wirst sterben und nicht lebendig bleiben.
Put your house in order; for you will die and not remain living.
 

About the text

  • Author: Unknown
  • Text references: Isaiah 38:1 (adapted)

Instrumentation

  • Flauto dolce I
  • Flauto dolce II
  • Basso solo
  • Continuo

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