13. Weil die wollenreichen Herden

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

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
F major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Più presto
Structure
none
Length
36 measures

German text

English translation

Weil die wollenreichen Herden
Since the woolly flocks
Durch dies weitgepriesne Feld
through this widely-praised meadow
Lustig ausgetrieben werden,
are joyfully scattered,
Lebe dieser Sachsenheld!
long live this Saxon hero!

About the text

  • Author: Salomo Franck

Instrumentation

  • Pales (Soprano II)
  • Continuo

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