1. Leichtgesinnte Flattergeister

From Leichtgesinnte Flattergeister, BWV 181

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
e minor
Meter
4/4
Length
71 measures

German text

English translation

Leichtgesinnte Flattergeister
Light-minded frivolous spirits
Rauben sich des Wortes Kraft.
rob themselves of the Word’s power.
Belial mit seinen Kindern
Belial with his offspring
Suchet ohnedem zu hindern,
seeks nevertheless to obstruct it,
Daß es keinen Nutzen schafft.
so that it is of no use.
 

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Instrumentation

  • Flauto traverso
  • Oboe
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Organo

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