4. Sein Allmacht zu ergründen

From Auf Christi Himmelfahrt allein, BWV 128

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
b minor
Meter
6/8
Structure
Da Capo
Length
84 measures

German text

English translation

Sein Allmacht zu ergründen,
To fathom His omnipotence
Wird sich kein Mensche finden,
no human can discern,
Mein Mund verstummt und schweigt.
my mouth is dumb and silent.
Ich sehe durch die Sterne,
I see through the stars
Daß er sich schon von ferne
that He already from afar
Zur Rechten Gottes zeigt.
indicates the right hand of God.
 

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Instrumentation

  • Oboe d’amore I
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Continuo: Organo

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