5. Ich nehme mein Leiden mit Freuden auf mich

From Die Elenden sollen essen, BWV 75, Part I

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
a minor
Meter
3/8
Structure
Da capo
Length
106 measures

German text

English translation

Ich nehme mein Leiden mit Freuden auf mich.
I take my sorrows upon me with joy.
Wer Lazarus’ Plagen
Whoever bears Lazarus’ torments
Geduldig ertragen,
patiently,
Den nehmen die Engel zu sich.
the angels will take to themselves.
 

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Instrumentation

  • Oboe d’amore
  • Soprano
  • Continuo

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