1. Preise, Jerusalem, den Herrn

From Preise, Jerusalem, den Herrn, BWV 119

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
C major
Meter
4/4 → 12/8 → 2/2
Structure
none
Length
88 measures

German text

English translation

Preise, Jerusalem, den Herrn, lobe, Zion, deinen Gut! Denn er machet fest die Riegel deiner Tore und segnet deine Kinder drinnen, er schaffet deinen Grenzen Frieden.
Praise the Lord, Jerusalem, praise, Sion, your Good!
(Psalm 147:12–14)
For He secures the bolts of your portals and blesses your children within; He provides peace for your borders.

About the text

  • Author: Anonymous
  • Text references: Psalm 147:12–147:14 (verbatim)

Instrumentation

  • Tromba I
  • Tromba II
  • Tromba III
  • Tromba IV
  • Timpani
  • Flauto dolce I
  • Flauto dolce II
  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Oboe III
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Bassono + Violoncello + Violone + Organo

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