13. Und der Engel sprach zu ihnen

From Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248, II. Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
D major → b minor
Meter
4/4
Length
8 measures

German text

English translation

Und der Engel sprach zu ihnen:
And the angel said to them:
 
 
— Fürchtet euch nicht, siehe, ich verkündige euch große Freude, die allem Volke widerfahren wird. Denn euch ist heute der Heiland geboren, welcher ist Christus, der Herr, in der Stadt David. —
— Do not be afraid; behold, I proclaim great joy for you, which will occur for all people. For today the Savior is born for you, which is Christ, the Lord, in the city of David. —
(Luke 2: 10–11)
 
 

About the text

  • Author: Unknown

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Angelus (Soprano)
  • Evangelista (Tenore)
  • Continuo: Organo

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