7. Von der Welt verlang ich nichts

From Sehet, welch eine Liebe hat uns der Vater erzeiget, BWV 64

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
G major
Meter
6/8
Structure
Da capo
Length
70 measures

German text

English translation

Von der Welt verlang ich nichts,
I desire nothing from the world,
Wenn ich nur den Himmel erbe.
if only I can inherit heaven.
Alles, alles geb ich hin,
I give up everything, everything,
Weil ich genung versichert bin,
since I am confident enough,
Daß ich ewig nicht verderbe.
that I will not be eternally lost.
 

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Instrumentation

  • Oboe d’amore
  • Alto
  • Continuo: Organo

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