1. Laß, Fürstin, laß noch einen Strahl

From Laß, Fürstin, laß noch einen Strahl, BWV 198, Part I

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
b minor
Meter
4/4
Length
69 measures

German text

English translation

Lass, Fürstin, lass noch einen Strahl
Let, Princess, let yet one more ray
Aus Salems Sterngewölben schiessen;
Shoot from Jerusalem’s starry vault;
Und sieh, mit wieviel Tränengüssen
And see with how many gushes of tears
Umringen wir dein Ehrenmal.
We surround your monument.
 

Instrumentation

  • Flauto traverso I
  • Flauto traverso II
  • Oboe d’amore I
  • Oboe d’amore II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Viola da gamba I
  • Viola da gamba II
  • Liuto I + Liuto II
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo

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