21. Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe

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

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
G major
Meter
2/2
Structure
none
Length
65 measures

German text

English translation

Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe und Friede auf Erden und den Menschen ein Wohlgefallen. (Luke 2:14)
Glory be to God in the highest and peace on earth and a happy occurrence for humanity.

About the text

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Instrumentation

  • Flauto traverso I
  • Flauto traverso II
  • Oboe d’amore I
  • Oboe d’amore II
  • Oboe da caccia I
  • Oboe da caccia II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Organo

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