18b. Es taugt nicht

From Matthäus-Passion, H 786

Composer
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Tempo
Adante
Length
8 measures

German text

English translation

Hohepriester

Chief priests

Es taugt nicht, dass wir sie in den Gotteskasten legen, denn es ist Blutgeld.
It is not lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood.
 

Instrumentation

  • Hohepriester I (Tenore)
  • Hoherpriester II (Basso)
  • Continuo

Notes

Biblical passages taken from the King James Version.

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