6. Deposuit potentes

From Magnificat, Wq 215, Hamburg Version

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

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

Instrumentation

  • Corno I in C
  • Corno II in C
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Continuo

Notes

Later the Alto part was sang by Basso (see PHI)

Resources

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