4. Amen. Gehe nun in deiner Kraft

From Trauungs-Cantate, H 824a, Part II: Nach der Trauung

Composer
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Key
B flat major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Allegro ma non troppo

German text

English translation

Amen, amen, amen, amen.
Amen, amen, amen, amen.
Gehe nun in deiner Kraft,
Go now in your strength,
drei Mal ausgesprochner Segen.
threefold-uttered blessing.
Teure Worte, teure Worte
Precious words, precious words
werdet hier zum güldnen Regen,
shall here become as a rainfall of gold,
der dem jetzt verbundnen Paare
which shall beget for the now-joined pair
Fruchbarkeit und Fülle schafft.
fruitfulness and abundance.
Dies geh bis auf die spätsten Jahre
Let this be so unto the furthest years
und auch auf euch und euren Samen.
and also unto you and your offspring.
Amen, amen, amen, amen.
Amen, amen, amen, amen.
 

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Continuo

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