4. Ach könnte mir doch bald so wohl geschehn

From Christus, der ist mein Leben, BWV 95

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
b minor → A major
Meter
4/4
Length
8 measures

German text

English translation

Ach könnte mir doch bald so wohl geschehn,
Ah, that it might soon happen to me,
Daß ich den Tod,
that I could see death,
Das Ende aller Not,
the end of all suffering,
In meinen Gliedern könnte sehn;
in my limbs;
Ich wollte ihn zu meinem Leibgedinge wählen
I would choose it for my body’s object
Und alle Stunden nach ihm zählen.
and number all the hours by it.
 

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Instrumentation

  • Tenore
  • Continuo: Organo

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