5. Was die Seele kann ergötzen

From Angenehmes Wiederau, BWV 30a

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
A major
Meter
2/2
Structure
Da capo
Length
94 measures

German text

English translation

Glück

Fortune

Was die Seele kann ergötzen,
That which the soul can enjoy,
Was vergnügt und hoch zu schätzen,
That which pleases and is to be highly cherished,
Soll dir lehn und erblich sein.
Shall be manorial and hereditary to you.
Meine Fülle soll nichts sparen
My abundance shall spare nothing
Und dir reichlich offenbaren,
And shall richly reveal to you
Dass mein ganzer Vorrat dein.
That my whole store [of fortune is] yours.
 

About the text

  • Author: Picander

Instrumentation

  • Flauto traverso solo
  • Violino I solo
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Glück (Alto)
  • Continuo

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