21. Anbetend schall hinauf zum Throne

From Johannes-Passion, H 793

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Un poco lento
Da capo
76 measures

German text

English translation

Anbetend schall hinauf zum Throne,
Adoring resound up to the throne,
erhabner Lobgesang!
sublime song of praise!
Erschall dem Sieger, Gottes Sohne,
Resound to the victor, God’s son,
der den Tod bezwang!
who overcame death!
Er ist Gott! Der Himmel Heere
He is God! The legions of heaven
und die Erde und die Meere
and the earth and the seas
opfern Ehr ihm, Ruhm und Dank!
offer up to him honor, glory and thanks!


  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Basso
  • Continuo


Biblical passages taken from the King James Version.


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