1. Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir

From Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, BWV 131

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
a minor
Meter
3/4 → 4/4
Tempo
Adagio
Length
97 measures

German text

English translation

Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir.
Out of the depths I call, Lord, to You.
Herr, höre meine Stimme, laß deine Ohren merken auf die Stimme meines Flehens!
Lord, hear my voice, let Your ears take note of the sound of my pleas!
(Psalm 130: 1–2)
 
 

About the text

  • Author: Unknown
  • “Complete text of Psalm 130, within which the second and fifth verses of the hymn Herr Jesu Christ, du höchstes Gut…are inserted” (Dürr 2005, 777)

Instrumentation

  • Oboe
  • Violino
  • Viola I
  • Viola II
  • Fagotto
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Organo

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