2d. Es ist der alte Bund

From Actus Tragicus, BWV 106

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
f minor
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Andante
Structure
none
Length
55 measures

German text

English translation

Es ist der alte Bund: Mensch, du musst sterben! Ja, komm, Herr Jesu, komm!
It is the old covenant: Humankind, you must die. Yes, come, Lord Jesus, come.
 

About the text

  • Author: Unknown
  • Text references: Ecclesiasticus 14:17 (adapted); Revelation 22:20 (adapted)

Instrumentation

  • Flauto dolce I
  • Flauto dolce II
  • Viola da gamba I
  • Viola da gamba II
  • Soprano solo
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo

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