1. Nun danket alle Gott

From Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 192, [Versus 1]

Johann Sebastian Bach
G major
169 measures

German text

English translation

Nun danket alle Gott
Now let everyone thank God
Mit Herzen, Mund und Händen,
with hearts, mouths, and hands,
Der große Dinge tut
Who does great things
An uns und allen Enden,
for us and to all ends,
Der uns von Mutterleib
Who has done for us from our mother’s wombs
Und Kindesbeinen an
and childhood on
Unzählig viel zugut
many uncountable good things
Und noch itzund getan.
and does so still today.

About the text

  • Author: Martin Rinckart
  • A 1636 hymn by Martin Rinckart (Dürr 2005, 781)
  • Text references: first verse of a 1636 hymn by Martin Rinckart (verbatim)


  • Flauto traverso I
  • Flauto traverso II
  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano chorale
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Organo


Tenore written in small notes.


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