12. Entzücket uns beide, ihr Strahlen der Freude

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

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
F major
Meter
3/4
Length
96 measures

German text

English translation

Enzücket uns beide,
Enchant us both,
Ihr Strahlen der Freude,
you beams of joy,
Und zieret den Himmel mit Demantgeschmeide!
and adorn heaven with jewels of diamond!
Fürst Christian weide
Lay Prince Christian
Auf lieblichsten Rose, befreiet vom Leide!
upon loveliest roses, freed from sorrow!
 

About the text

  • Author: Salomo Franck

Instrumentation

  • Violino solo
  • Diana (Soprano I)
  • Endymion (Tenore)
  • Continuo

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