4. Glorie, Lob, Ehr und Herrlichkeit

From Actus Tragicus, BWV 106

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
E flat major
Meter
4/4
Length
51 measures

Instrumentation

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

German text

English translation

Glorie, Lob, Ehr und Herrlichkeit
Radiance, praise, honor, and glory
Sei dir, Gott Vater und Sohn bereit,
Be bestowed upon you, by name God Father, and Son,
Dem Heilgen Geist mit Namen!
[And] Holy Spirit.
Die göttlich Kraft
The divine power
Macht uns sieghaft
Makes us victorious
Durch Jesum Christum, Amen.
Through Jesus Christ. Amen.
 

About the text

  • Author: Unknown
  • Text references: seventh verse of Adam Reusner’s 1533 In dich hab ich gehoffet, Herr (verbatim)

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