1. Schwingt freudig euch empor

From Schwingt freudig euch empor, BWV 36c

Johann Sebastian Bach
D major
103 measures

German text

English translation

Schwingt freudig euch empor und dringt bis an die Sternen,
Soar joyfully upwards and press on to the stars,
Ihr Wünsche, bis euch Gott vor seinem Throne sieht;
You wishes, until God beholds you at His throne;
Doch haltet ein, ein Herz darf sich nicht weit entfernen,
Yet stop! A heart does not need to go so far,
Das Dankbarkeit und Pflicht zu seinem Lehrer zieht.
Giving thanks and duty to its teacher.

About the text

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


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