5. Jesus soll mein alles sein

From Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 190

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
D major
Meter
6/8
Length
53 measures

German text

English translation

Jesus soll mein alles sein,
Jesus shall be my everything,
Jesus soll mein Angang bleiben,
Jesus shall remain my beginning,
Jesus ist mein Freudenschein,
Jesus is my light of joy,
Jesu will ich mich verschreiben.
I will ascribe myself to Jesus.
Jesus hilft mir durch sein Blut,
Jesus helps me through his blood,
Jesus macht mein Ende gut.
Jesus shall make my end a good one.
 

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Instrumentation

  • Oboe d’amore / Violino solo
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo

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