16. Es nehme zehntausend Dukaten

From Mer hahn en neue Oberkeet, BWV 212

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
G major
Meter
6/8
Structure
none
Length
24 measures

German text

English translation

Es nehme zehntausend Dukaten
Ten thousand ducats, that’ll be the take
Der Kammerherr alle Tag ein!
Of our Overseer every day!
Er trink ein gutes Gläschen Wein,
He’ll drink a nice glass of wine,
Und lass es ihm bekommen sein!
And I hope it suits him fine!

About the text

  • Author: Picander

Instrumentation

  • Corno
  • Violino
  • Viola
  • Basso
  • Continuo

Notes

Last dated cantata (Dürr 2005, 884).

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