35. Zerfließe, mein Herze

From Johannes-Passion, BWV 245, Version I, Part II: Nach der Predigt

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
f minor
Meter
3/8
Tempo
Molt’ adagio
Length
127 measures

German text

English translation

Zerfleiße, mein Herze, in Fluten der Zähren
Dissolve, my heart, in floods of tears
Dem Höchsten zu Ehren!
to honor the Highest!
Erzähle der Welt und dem Himmel die Not:
Tell the world and heaven the anguish:
Dein Jesus ist tot!
Your Jesus is dead!
 

About the text

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Instrumentation

  • Flauto traverso solo
  • Oboe da caccia solo
  • Soprano
  • Continuo

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