6. Deposuit potentes

From Magnificat, Wq 215, Berlin Version

Composer
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Key
a minor → F major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Allegretto

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Continuo

German text

English translation

Deposuit potentes de sede, et exaltavit humiles. Esurientes implevit bonis et divites dimisit inanes.
He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree. He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away.
 

About the text

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

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