6. Herr, fange an und sprich den Segen

From Herr Gott, Beherrscher aller Dinge, BWV 120a, Part II: Post copulationem

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
A major
Meter
6/8
Structure
Da Capo
Length
80 measures

German text

English translation

Herr, fange an und sprich den Segen
Lord, begin now and pronounce a blessing
Auf dieses deines Dieners Haus.
upon this Your servant’s house.
Laß sie in deiner Furcht bekleiben,
Let them cling to Your fear,
So werden sie in Segen bleiben;
that they may remain in blessing;
Erheb auf sie dein Angesichte,
lift Your countenance upon them,
So geht’s gewiss in Segen aus.
then it will surely come to blessing.
 

About the text

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Instrumentation

  • Oboe d’amore I
  • Oboe d’amore II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Continuo: Organo

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