11. Zurücke, zurücke, geflügelten Winde

From Zerreißet, zersprenget, zertrümmert die Gruft, BWV 205

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
D major
Meter
3/8
Length
201 measures

German text

English translation

Zurücke, zurücke, geflügelten Winde,
Back, back, winged winds,
Besänftiget euch;
Calm yourselves;
Doch wehet ihr gleich,
And even if you blow,
So weht doch itzund nur gelinde!
Blow only gently now!
 

About the text

  • Author: Unknown
  • “Based on a libretto by Picander” (Dürr 2005, 854)

Instrumentation

  • Tromba I
  • Tromba II
  • Tromba III
  • Timpani
  • Corno I
  • Corno II
  • Äolus (Basso)
  • Continuo

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