5. Sende, Herr, den Segen ein

From Ihr Tore zu Zion, BWV 193

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
G major
Meter
4/4
Length
49 measures

German text

English translation

Sende, Herr, den Segen ein,
Send down, Lord, Your blessing,
Laß dei wachsen und erhalten,
make them prosper and sustain them,
Die vor dich das Recht verwalten
who administer justice before You
Und ein Schutz der Armen sein!
and are the protectors of the poor!
Sende, Herr, den Segen ein!
Send down, Lord, Your blessing!
 

About the text

  • Author: Anonymous

Instrumentation

  • Oboe d’amore I
  • Alto

Notes

Only ob I II vl I II vla S A parts survive (Dürr 2005, 730). Reconstruction by Reinhold Kubik available from Hänssler-Verlag (Neuhausen-Stuttgart).

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