8. Lob sei Gott dem Vater ton

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

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
b minor
Meter
4/4
Structure
none
Length
8 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
  • 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

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

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