5. Wer Gott bekennt

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

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
f sharp minor
Meter
4/4
Length
67 measures

German text

English translation

Wer Gott bekennt
Whoever acknowledges God
Aus wahrem Herzensgrund,
from the true depths of his heart,
Den will er auch bekennen.
God will also acknowledge.
Denn der muß ewig brennen,
For he must burn forever,
Der einzig mit dem Mund
who only with his mouth
Ihn Herren nennt.
calls Him Lord.
 

About the text

Instrumentation

  • Flauto traverso I
  • Alto
  • Continuo: Organo

Resources

Similar instrumentation

Do you have $10 to keep our servers running?

In the last month, 15,000 people used VMII to discover early vocal music. But we only need two $10 donors to cover our server costs. If you find VMII useful, please give what you can!

Send feedback on this page