29. Herr, dein Mitleid, dein Erbarmen

From Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248, III. Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
A major
Meter
3/8
Structure
Da capo
Length
166 measures

German text

English translation

Herr, dein Mittleid, dein Erbarmen
Lord, your compassion, your mercy
Tröstet uns und macht uns frei.
comforts us and makes us free.
Deine holde Gunst und Liebe,
Your gracious favor and love,
Deine wundersamen Triebe
Your miraculous doings
Machen deine Vatertreu
make Your fatherly devotion
Wieder neu.
renewed again.

About the text

  • Author: Unknown

Instrumentation

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

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