4. Christe, du Lamm Gottes

From Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn, BWV 23, Version 2

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
f sharp minor → b minor
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Adagio
Length
58 measures

German text

English translation

Christe, du Lamm Gottes,
Christ, Lamb of God,
Der du trägst die Sünd der Welt,
You who bear the sin of the world,
Erbarm dich unser!
have mercy on us!
Christe, du Lamm Gottes,
Christ, Lamb of God,
Der du trägst die Sünd der Welt,
You who bear the sin of the world,
Erbarm dich unser!
have mercy on us!
Christe, du Lamm Gottes,
Christ, Lamb of God,
Der du trägst die Sünd der Welt,
You who bear the sin of the world,
Gib uns dein’ Frieden. Amen.
grant us Your peace. Amen.
(German “Agnus Dei”)
 
 

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Instrumentation

  • Oboe d’amore I
  • Oboe d’amore II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano + Cornetto
  • Alto + Trombone I
  • Tenore + Trombone II
  • Basso + Trombone III
  • Continuo: Bassono + Violoncello + Cembalo + Organo

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