6. Alleluja

From Erfreut euch, ihr Herzen, BWV 66

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
f sharp minor
Meter
4/4
Structure
none
Length
9 measures

German text

English translation

Alleluja! Alleluja! Alleluja!
Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
Des solln wir alle froh sein,
Of this we should all be glad:
Christus will unser Trost sein.
Christ wishes to be our comfort.
Kyrie eleis!
Lord, have mercy.
 

About the text

  • Author: Anonymous
  • Scripture readings for the day: Acts 10:34–10:43; Luke 24:13–24:35

Instrumentation

  • Soprano + Oboe I + Oboe II + Violino I
  • Alto + Violino II
  • Tenore + Viola
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Fagotto

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