13. Ich will dir mein Herze schenken

From Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244, Part I

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
G major
Meter
6/8
Structure
Da capo
Length
48 measures

German text

English translation

Ich will dir mein Herze schenken,
I will give you my heart;
Senke dich, mein Heil, hinein!
sink within, my Savior!
Ich will mich in dir versenken;
I will sink into you;
Ist dir gleich die Welt zu klein,
although the world is too small for you,
Ei, so sollst du mir allein
ah, you alone shall be for me
Mehr als Welt und Himmel sein.
more than heaven and earth.
 

About the text

  • Author: Picander

Instrumentation

Chorus I

  • Oboe d’amore I
  • Oboe d’amore II
  • Soprano
  • Continuo: Organo

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