4. Glück und Segen sind bereit

From Erwünschtes Freudenlicht, BWV 184

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
b minor
Meter
3/4
Structure
none
Length
99 measures

German text

English translation

Glück und Segen sind bereit,
Happiness and blessing are prepared
Die geweihte Schar zu krönen.
To crown [to eternal life] the consecrated throng.
Jesus bringt die güldne Zeit,
Jesus brings the golden age [of God’s grace]
Welche sich zu ihm gewöhnen.
To those who orient themselves to him.
 

About the text

  • Author: Anonymous
  • Scripture readings for the day: Acts 8:14–8:17; John 10:1–10:11

Instrumentation

  • Violino Solo
  • Tenore
  • Continuo: Violoncello + Organo

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