11. Lebe, Sonne dieser Erden

From Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd, BWV 208

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
F major
Meter
4/4
Structure
(Da capo) Dal segno
Length
34 measures

German text

English translation

Lebe, Sonne dieser Erden,
Live, sun of this earth,
Weil Diana bei der Nacht
since Diana at night
An der Burg des Himmels wacht,
watches from the fortress of heaven,
Weil die Wälder grünen werden,
since the forests grow green;
Lebe, Sonne dieser Erden.
live, sun of this earth.
 

About the text

  • Author: Salomo Franck

Instrumentation

  • Corno da caccia I
  • Corno da caccia II
  • Oboe I + Violino I
  • Oboe II + Violino II
  • Taille + Viola
  • Fagotto + Violoncello
  • Diana (Soprano I)
  • Pales (Soprano II)
  • Endymion (Tenore)
  • Pan (Basso)
  • Continuo: Violone grosso

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