52. Mein Liebster herrschet schon

From Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248, V. Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
f sharp minor → A major
Meter
4/4
Structure
none
Length
5 measures

German text

English translation

Mein Liebster herrschet schon.
My beloved already reigns.
Ein Herz, das seine Herrschaft liebet
A heart that loves His governance
Und sich ihm ganz zu eigen gibet,
and gives itself utterly to Him as His own,
Ist meines Jesu Thron.
is my Jesus’ throne.

About the text

  • Author: Unknown

Instrumentation

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

Resources

Similar instrumentation

Send feedback on this page