1. Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt

From Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt, BWV 151

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
G major
Meter
12/8 → 2/2
Tempo
Molt’ adagio
Structure
Da capo
Length
54 measures

German text

English translation

Süsser Trost, mein Jesus kömmt,
Sweet comfort, my Jesus comes,
Jesus wird anitzt geboren!
Jesus now is born!
Herz und Seele freuet sich,
Heart and soul rejoice,
Denn mein liebster Gott hat mich
for my dearest God has
Nun zum Himmel auserkoren.
now destined me for heaven.
 

About the text

Instrumentation

  • Flauto traverso solo / Violino solo
  • Oboe d’amore
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Continuo: Organo

Notes

Violino option: Appendix II 1728/1731

Resources

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