7. Es woll uns Gott genädig sein

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

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
e minor
Meter
4/4
Length
33 measures

German text

English translation

Es woll uns Gott genädig sein
May God be gracious to us
Und seinen Segen geben;
and grant us His blessing;
Sein Antlitz uns mit hellem Schein
may His countenance, with bright radiance,
Erleucht zum ewgen Leben,
shine upon us for eternal life,
Daß wir erkennen seine Werk,
that we may recognize His work,
Und was ihm lieb auf Erden,
and what is dear to Him on earth,
Und Jesus Christus’ Heil und Stärk
and that Jesus Christ’s blessing and strength
Bekannt den Heiden werden
be known to the heathens
Und sie zu Gott bekehren!
and convert them to God!
(“Es woll uns Gott genädig sein,”, verse 1)
 
 

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Instrumentation

  • Tromba
  • Oboe I + Violino I
  • Oboe II + Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo

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