4. Bereite dir, Jesu, noch heute die Bahn

From Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147a

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
d minor
Meter
4/4

German text

English translation

Bereite dir, Jesu, noch heute die Bahn,
Prepare, Jesus, even today the path
Beziehe die Höhle
cover up the holes
Des Herzens, der Seele,
in my heart, my soul,
Und blicke mit Augen der Gnade mich an.
and look upon me with eyes of mercy.
 

About the text

Instrumentation

  • Violino solo
  • Soprano
  • Continuo

Notes

“ Earlier version of BWV 147” imslp
Neue Bach-Ausgabe I/1, Krit. Bericht
in the manuscript on Bach digital
Music lost, can be reconstructed

Resources

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