4. Da heute dir, gepriesner Hennicke

From Angenehmes Wiederau, BWV 30a

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
A major
Meter
4/4
Length
9 measures

German text

English translation

Glück

Fortune

Da heute dir, gepriesner Hennicke,
Because today, vaunted Hennicke,
Dein Wiedrau sich verpflicht,
Your Wiederau pledges itself to you,
So schwör auch ich,
So I [Fortune], too, swear
Dir unveränderlich
To be unvaryingly
Getreu und hold zu sein.
Faithful and kind to you.
Ich wanke nicht, ich weiche nicht,
I do not waver, I do not yield
An deine Seite mich zu binden.
In binding myself to your side.
Du sollst mich allenthalben finden.
You shall find me everywhere.
 

About the text

  • Author: Picander

Instrumentation

  • Glück (Alto)
  • Continuo

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