7. An dir, du Fürbild großer Frauen

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

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
b minor
Meter
2/2
Length
73 measures

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

German text

English translation

An dir, du Fürbild großer Frauen,
In you, o paragon of great women,
An dir, erhabne Königin,
in you, sublime queen,
An dir, du Glaubenspflegern,
in you, nurturer of faith,
War dieser Großmut Bild zu schauen.
was this image of courage to be seen.

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