1. Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt

From Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt, BWV 112, [Versus 1]

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
G major
Meter
2/2
Length
73 measures

German text

English translation

Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt,
The Lord is my faithful Shepherd,
Hält mich in seiner Hute,
He keeps me in His protection,
Darin mir gar nichts mangeln wird
within which nothing can be lacking for me
Irgend an einem Gute,
even to a single good,
Er weidet mich ohn Unterlaß,
He pastures me continually,
Darauf wächst das wohlschmeckend Gras
for which purpose the delicious grass
Seines heilsamen Wortes.
of His holy Word grows.
 

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Instrumentation

  • Corno I
  • Corno II
  • Oboe d’amore I
  • Oboe d’amore II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano chorale
  • Alto chorale
  • Tenore chorale
  • Basso chorale
  • Continuo: Organo

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