5. Fahr hin, abgöttische Zunft!

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

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
C major
Meter
4/4
Length
55 measures

German text

English translation

Fahr hin, abgöttische Zunft!
Away, idolatrous guild!
Sollt sich die Welt gleich verkehren,
Although the world be perverted,
Will ich doch Christum verehren,
yet I will honor Christ,
Er ist das Licht der Vernunft.
He is the light of reason.
 

About the text

Instrumentation

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

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