12. Mein Herze glaubt und liebt

From Die Elenden sollen essen, BWV 75, Part II

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
C major
Meter
4/4
Structure
none
Length
60 measures

German text

English translation

Mein Herze glaubt und liebt.
My heart believes and loves.
Denn Jesu süße Flammen,
For Jesus’s sweet flames,
Aus den’ die meinen stammen,
out of which my own stem,
Gehn über mich zusammen,
sweep over me together,
Weil er sich mir ergibt.
since He gives Himself to me.

About the text

  • Author: Anonymous
  • Scripture readings for the day: 1 John 4:16–4:21; Luke 16:19–16:31

Instrumentation

  • Tromba solo
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Basso
  • Continuo

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