2. Ach senke doch den Geist der Freuden

From Herr, wie du willt, so schicks mit mir, BWV 73

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
E flat major
Meter
4/4
Structure
Da capo dal segno
Length
41 measures

German text

English translation

Ach senke doch den Geist der Freuden
Ah, only let the spirit of joy
Dem Herzen ein!
sink into my heart!
Es will oft bei mir geistlich Kranken
Often spiritual sickness in me
Die Freudigkeit und Hoffnung wanken
makes joy and hope waver
Und zaghaft sein.
and despair.
 

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Instrumentation

  • Oboe
  • Tenore
  • Continuo: Organo

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