5. Seele, deine Spezereien

From Oster-Oratorium, BWV 249

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
b minor
Meter
3/4
Tempo
Adagio
Structure
Da capo
Length
114 measures

German text

English translation

Seele, deine Spezereien
O soul, your spices
Sollen nicht mehr Myrrhen sein.
need no longer be myrrh.
Denn allein
For only
Mit Lorbeerkranze prangen,
crowning with the laurel wreath
Stillt dein ängstliches Verlangen.
will quiet your anxious longing.

About the text

  • Author: Picander?

Instrumentation

  • Flauto traverso / Violino Solo
  • Soprano
  • Continuo: Fagotto + Violoncello + Violone

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