2. Spielet, ihr beseelten Lieder

From O holder Tag, erwünschte Zeit, BWV 210

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
A major
Meter
3/8
Tempo
Moderato. Largo
Structure
Da capo
Length
160 measures

German text

English translation

Spielet, ihr beseelten Lieder,
Play, you soulful songs,
Werfet die entzückte Brust
toss the enchanted breast
In die Ohnmacht sanfte nieder!
into a gentle swoon!
Aber durch der Saiten Lust
But through the delight of the strings
Stärket und erholt sie wieder!
strengthen and uplift it again!
 

About the text

  • Author: Unknown

Instrumentation

  • Oboe d’amore
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Violone
  • Continuo: Cembalo

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