19c. Dorrt am zarten Stiele eine Freude gleich

From Dank-Hymne der Freundschaft, H 824e, Part II, Verse 3

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
D major

German text

English translation

Dorrt am zarten Stiele
If one joy withers
eine Freude gleich,
on its tender stalk,
o, noch blühen viele
behold, many others blossom
um euch her für euch.
around you and for you.
Kommt, ihr dürft nur wählen,
Come, you need only choose,
dass die Hand sie bricht,
that your hand may pluck them.
wollt ihr eine zählen
Will you count only the one
und die tausend nicht?
but not the thousands remaining?


  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Fagotto solo
  • Continuo


  • fagotto solo?


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