6. Das Brausen von den rauhen Winden

From Ich habe in Gottes Herz und Sinn, BWV 92

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
D major
Meter
3/4
Structure
Da capo Dal Segno
Length
86 measures

German text

English translation

Das Brausen von den rauhen Winden
The roaring of the rough winds
Macht, daß wir volle Ähren finden.
helps us find full ears of corn.
Des Kreuzes Ungestüm schafft bei den Christen
The turbulence of the cross brings fruit for
Frucht,
Christians,
Drum laßt uns alle unser Leben
therefore let us all our lives
Dem weisen Herrscher ganz ergeben.
give ourself completely to our wise Ruler.
Küßt seines Sohnes Hand, verehrt die treue Zucht.
Kiss His Son’s hand, respect the loving discipline.

About the text

  • Author: Anonymous
  • “Based on Paul Gerhardt’s twelve-verse hymn of 1647” (Dürr 2005, 226)
  • Text references: ninth verse of Gerhardt’s twelve-verse hymn of 1647 (paraphrased)
  • Scripture readings for the day: 1 Corinthians 9:24–10:5; Matthew 20:1–20:16

Instrumentation

  • Basso
  • Continuo: Organo

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