7. Ja, Petre, geh hinaus und weine

From Lukas-Passion, H 784

Composer
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Tempo
Adagio
Structure
Da capo
Length
31 measures

German text

English translation

Ja, Petre, geh hinaus und weine,
Yes, Peter, go out and weep,
ja, weine, weine bitterlich.
yes, weep, weep bitterly.
Denk zwar an deinen Fall zurück,
And think back on your fall,
doch denke auch an Jesu Blick.
yet think too of Jesus’s glance.
In dieses Blickes holdem Scheine
In the sweet light of this glance
zeigt sich ein Gnadenlicht für dich.
a light of mercy for you is shown.
 

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Fagotto obbligato
  • Violino I + Violino II
  • Viola
  • Tenore
  • Continuo

Notes

Biblical passages taken from the King James Version.

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