4. Ich reiche dir die Hand

From Selig ist der Mann, BWV 57

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
g minor → B flat major
Meter
4/4
Length
6 measures

German text

English translation

Ich reiche dir die Hand
I stretch out my hand to you
Und auch damit das Herze.
and my heart with it.
—Ach! süßes Liebespfand,
—Ah! Sweet token of love,
Du kannst die Feinde stürzen
you can destroy the enemy
Und ihren Grimm verkürzen.—
and cut short his wrath.—
 

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Instrumentation

  • Anima (Soprano)
  • Jesus (Basso)
  • Continuo: Organo

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