6. Der du bist dem Vater gleich

From Schwingt freudig euch empor, BWV 36, Version 2, Part II

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
b minor
Meter
3/4
Tempo
Molt’ allegro
Structure
none
Length
60 measures

German text

English translation

Der du bist dem Vater gleich,
You who are like the Father,
Führ hinaus den Sieg im Fleisch,
lead the victory forth in the flesh,
Daß dein ewig Gotts Gewalt
so that Your eternal Godly power
In uns das krank Fleisch enthalt.
may sustain our weak flesh in us.

About the text

  • Author: Unknown
  • All chorale arrangements are based on Martin Luther’s hymn Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (Dürr 2005, 82).
  • Scripture readings for the day: Romans 13:11–13:14; Matthew 21.1–21:9

Instrumentation

  • Oboe d’amore I
  • Oboe d’amore II
  • Tenore chorale
  • Continuo: Organo

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