1. Es ist dir gesagt, Mensch, was gut ist

From Es ist dir gesagt, Mensch, was gut ist, BWV 45, Part I

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
E major
Meter
2/2
Length
228 measures

German text

English translation

Es ist dir gesagt, Mensch, was gut ist und was der Herr von dir fordert, nämlich: Gottes Wort halten und Liebe üben und demütig sein vor deinem Gott.
It has been told to you, mankind, what is good and what the Lord expects from you, namely: to keep God’s word and practice love and be humble before your God.
 

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Instrumentation

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

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