4. Es dünket mich, ich seh dich kommen

From Er rufet seinen Schafen mit Namen, BWV 175

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
C major
Meter
2/2
Length
130 measures

German text

English translation

Es dünket mich, ich seh dich kommen,
It seems I think I see You come,
Du gehst zur rechten Türe ein.
You enter by the right gates.
Du wirst im Glauben aufgenommen
You shall open them in faith
Und mußt der wahre Hirte sein.
and must be the true Shepherd.
Ich kenne deine holde Stimme,
I know Your lovely voice,
Die voller Lieb und Sanftmut ist,
which is full of love and gentleness,
Daß ich im Geist darob ergrimme,
thus in spirit I hold a grievance
Wer zweifelt, daß du Heiland seist.
with those who doubt that You are the Savior.
 

About the text

Instrumentation

  • Violoncello piccolo solo
  • Tenore
  • Continuo: Organo

Notes

Violoncello piccolo solo: see Appendix (Neue Bach-Ausgabe I/14, p. 165)

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