3. Hört, ihr Völker, Gottes Stimme

From Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes, BWV 76, Part I

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
G major
Meter
4/4
Structure
Da capo dal segno
Length
38 measures

German text

English translation

Hört, ihr Völker, Gottes Stimme,
Hear, you people, God’s voice,
Eilt zu seinem Gnadenthron!
hasten to His throne of grace!
Aller Dinge Grund und Ende
The source and end of every thing
Ist sein eingeborner Sohn:
is His only begotten Son:
Daß sich alles zu ihm wende.
so that all might turn to Him.

About the text

  • Author: Anonymous
  • Text references: Psalm 19:1; Psalm 19:3
  • Scripture readings for the day: 1 John 3:13–3:18; Luke 14:16–14:24

Instrumentation

  • Violino Solo
  • Soprano
  • Continuo

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