3. Willkommen, werter Schatz

From Schwingt freudig euch empor, BWV 36, Version 1

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
D major
Meter
4/4
Structure
none
Length
55 measures

German text

English translation

Willkommen, werter Schatz!
Welcome, worthy treasure!
Die Lieb und Glaube machet Platz
Love and faith make room
Vor dich in meinem Herzen rein,
for You in my purified heart,
Zieh bei mir ein!
draw near to me!

About the text

  • Author: Unknown
  • Scripture readings for the day: Romans 13:11–13:14; Matthew 21.1–21:9

Instrumentation

  • Violino I solo
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Basso
  • Continuo

Notes

Also see revised version (1731)

Resources

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