1. Erschallet, ihr Lieder

From Erschallet, ihr Lieder, BWV 172, 2nd version (Leipzig)

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
C major
Meter
3/8
Structure
Da Capo
Length
118 measures

German text

English translation

Erschallet, ihr Lieder, erklinget, ihr Saiten!
Ring forth o songs, resound, you strings!
O seligste Zeiten!
O most blessed time!
Gott will sich die Seelen zu Tempeln bereiten.
God Himself shall prepare our souls for His

About the text

  • Author: Unknown
  • Based on a text by Salomo Franck (Dürr 2005, 347)
  • Scripture readings for the day: Acts 2:1–2:13; John 14:23–14:31

Instrumentation

  • Tromba I
  • Tromba II
  • Tromba III
  • Timpani
  • Violino
  • Viola I
  • Viola II
  • Fagotto
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Violoncello + Organo

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