6. Was betrübst du dich, meine Seele

From Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis, BWV 21, Part I

Johann Sebastian Bach
f minor → c minor
3/4 → 4/4
80 measures

German text

English translation

Was betrübst du dich, meine Seele, und bist so unruhig in mir? Harre auf Gott; denn ich werde ihm noch danken, dass er meines Angesichtes Hilfe und mein Gott ist.
Why do you sadden yourself, my soul, and why are you so restless within me? Wait for God; for I will yet thank him, because he is the help/salvation of my countenance, and my God.

About the text


  • Oboe
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Fagotto
  • Continuo: Violoncello + Violone + Organo


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