8. Indessen seufzen wir

From Oster-Oratorium, BWV 249

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
b minor → A major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
A tempo
Structure
none
Length
13 measures

German text

English translation

Indessen seufzen wir
Meanwhile we sigh
Mit brennender Begier:
with burning desire:
 
 
Ach, könnt es doch nur bald geschehen,
Ah, could it only happen soon,
Den Heiland selbst zu sehen!
to see the Savior ourselves!

About the text

  • Author: Picander?

Instrumentation

  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Continuo: Fagotto

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