2. Der ewig reiche Gott

From Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 192, [Versus 2]

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
D major
Meter
2/4
Length
112 measures

German text

English translation

Der ewig reiche Gott
The ever bounteous God
Woll uns bei unserm Leben
wishes to give us in our lifetime
Ein immer fröhlich Herz
an ever joyful heart
Und edlen Frieden geben
and noble peace,
Und uns in seiner Gnad
and to sustain us in His grace
Erhalten fort und fort
from now on,
Und uns aus aller Not
and to save us from all suffering
Erlösen hier und dort.
here and elsewhere.
 

About the text

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

Instrumentation

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

Resources

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