8.2. Heilig

From Nun danket alle Gott, Wq 241

Composer
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Key
E major → C major
Meter
4/4 → 2/2

German text

English translation

Heilig, heilig, heilig ist Gott der Herr Zebaoth!
Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts!
Alle Lande sind seiner Ehren voll.
The whole earth is full of his glory.
Herr Gott, dich loben wir!
We praise thee, O God!
Herr Gott, wir danken dir!
We acknowledge thee to be the Lord!
 

About the text

Instrumentation

Choir I

  • Tromba I in C
  • Tromba II in C
  • Tromba III in C
  • Timpani in C, G
  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo

Choir II

  • Tromba I in C
  • Tromba II in C
  • Tromba III in C
  • Timpani in C, G
  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo

Notes

“Wq 217 was inserted here” —PHI

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