4. Starkes Lieben

From Himmelskönig, sei willkommen, BWV 182, 2nd version (Weimar)

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
E flat major
Meter
4/4
Length
39 measures

German text

English translation

Starkes Lieben,
Powerful love,
Das dich, großer Gottessohn,
great Son of God,
Von dem Thron
which has driven You
Deiner Herrlichkeit getrieben,
from the throne of Your glory,
Daß du dich zum Heil der Welt
so that You, for the salvation of the world,
Als ein Opfer vorgestellt,
might be offered as a sacrifice,
Daß du dich mit Blut verschrieben.
which You have authorized with Your blood.
 

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Instrumentation

  • Violino + Violino in ripieno
  • Viola I
  • Viola II
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Violoncello

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