2. Groß ist der Herr! Sein weites Heiligtum

From Auf, schicke dich, Wq 249

Composer
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Key
A flat major
Meter
3/4
Tempo
Allegro pomposo

German text

English translation

Groß ist der Herr! Sein weites Heiligtum
Great is the Lord! His wide firmament
schallt überall von seines Namens Ehre.
resounds everywhere with the glory of his name.
Unzählbare Heere von Sternen und Sonnen
Countless multitudes of stars and suns confess the
bekennen des Ewigen Ruhm.
glory of the Eternal.
Die Donner tönen sein Lob. Ihn rühmen brausende Meere.
The thunders sound his praise. Roaring seas laud him.
 

Instrumentation

  • Timpani in E flat, B flat
  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Basso
  • Continuo

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