7. O bringet uns zu jenen Mauren

From Die Israeliten in der Wüste, Wq 238, Erster Teil

Composer
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Key
F major
Meter
4/4 → 3/8
Tempo
Larghetto
Structure
Da Capo
Length
54 measures

German text

English translation

Zweite israelitin

Second Israelite woman

O, bringet uns zu jenen Mauren,
Oh, return us to those walls,
von denen wir entfernet trauren,
far from which we weep,
o, bringt zu ihnen uns zurück!
Oh, return us to them!
Sind wir zum Leiden denn geboren?
Were we thus born to suffer?
Jetzt, da wir unser Glück verloren,
Only now, having lost our happiness,
erkennen wir erst unser Glück.
do we recognize it.
 

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Zweit Israelitin (Soprano)
  • Continuo

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