• Johann Sebastian Bach
1714

3. Seufzer, Tränen, Kummer, Not

  • Oboe · C4 – Bb5
  • Soprano · D4 – Ab5
  • Continuo: Violoncello + Violone + Organo

German Text

Seufzer, Tränen, Kummer, Not,
Ängstlichs Sehnen, Furcht und Tod
Nagen mein beklemmtes Herz,
Ich empfinde Jammer, Schmerz.

English Translation

Sighs, tears, anguish, trouble,
anxious longing, fear and death
gnaw at my constricted heart,
I experience misery, pain.

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