3. Quia respexit

From Magnificat in D Major, BWV 243

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
b minor
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Adagio
Length
24 measures

Latin text

English translation

Quia respexit humilitatem ancillae suae.
For He has regarded the lowliness of His handmaiden.
Ecce enim ex hoc beatam me dicent
Behold, from henceforth, I will be called blessed

About the text

  • Luke 1:46–1:55

Instrumentation

  • Oboe d’amore I solo
  • Soprano I
  • Continuo

Issues

  • missing last pages of this Aria

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