7. Reis von Habsburgs hohem Stamme

From Schleicht, spielende Wellen, BWV 206

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
f sharp minor
Meter
4/4
Structure
Da capo
Length
74 measures

German text

English translation

Reis von Habsburgs hohem Stamme,
Branch of Habsburgs lofty trunk,
Deiner Tugend helle Flamme
The brilliant flames of your virtue
Kennt, bewundert, rühmt mein Strand.
Are acknowledged, admired and praised on my banks.
Du stammst von den Lorbeerzweigen,
You stem from laurel branches,
Drum muss deiner Ehe Band
Therefore your marriage-bond
Auch den fruchtbarn Lorbeern gleichen.
Should be compared to fruitful laurels as well.
 

About the text

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Instrumentation

  • Oboe d’amore I
  • Oboe d’amore II
  • Donau (Alto)
  • Continuo

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