• Johann Sebastian Bach
1740?

4. Ruhet hie, matte Töne

  • Oboe d’amore · A3 – A5
  • Violino · G#3 – B5
  • Soprano · D#4 – A5
  • Continuo: Cembalo

German Text

Ruhet hie, matte Töne,
Matte Töne, ruhet hie!

Eure zarte Harmonie
Ist vor die beglückte Eh’
Nicht die wahre Panacee.

English Translation

Rest here, weary notes,
weary notes, rest here!

Your tender harmony
At this fortunate marriage
is not the appropriate remedy.

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