5. Lob sei Gott dem Vater ton

From Schwingt freudig euch empor, BWV 36, Version 1

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

German text

English translation

Lob sei Gott, dem Vater, g’ton,
Praise be to God, the Father,
Lob sei Gott, sein’m eingen Sohn,
praise be to God, His only Son,
Lob sei Gott, dem Heilgen Geist,
praise be to God, the Holy Spirit,
Immer und in Ewigkeit!
for ever and in eternity!

About the text

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

Instrumentation

  • [Soprano + Oboe d’amore + Violino I
  • Alto + Violino II
  • Tenore + Viola
  • Basso
  • Continuo

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