• Johann Sebastian Bach
1742

18. Gib, Schöne

  • Corno · D2 – A4
  • Violino · A3 – G4
  • Viola · F#3 – E4
  • Soprano · A4 – G5
  • Continuo

German Text

Gib, Schöne,
Viel Söhne
Von artger Gestalt,
Und zieh sie fein alt;
Das wünschet sich Zschocher und Knauthain fein bald!

English Translation

Pretty lady,
Have lots of sons
Who look real fine,
And bring them up good;
That’s what Zschocher and Knauthain would like!

Notes

Last dated cantata, according to Alfred Dürr

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