5. Fecit potentiam

From Magnificat, Wq 215, Hamburg Version

Composer
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Key
A major
Meter
2/4
Tempo
Allegro

German text

English translation

Fecit potentiam in brachio suo; dispersit superbos mente cordis sui.
He hath shewed strength with his arm; he hath scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.
 

About the text

  • Author: Bible
  • (Probably mostly) Luke I: 46-55

Instrumentation

  • Tromba I in D
  • Tromba II in D
  • Tromba III in D
  • Timpani in D
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Basso
  • Continuo

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