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Cantata BWV 8

Mvt. 2

Aria

Title:

Was willst du dich, mein Geist, entsetzen,

Soloists:

T

   

Instruments:

Oda, Bc

Text:

Was willst du dich, mein Geist, entsetzen,
Wenn meine letzte Stunde schlägt?
Mein Leib neigt täglich sich zur Erden,
Und da muss seine Ruhstatt werden,
Wohin man so viel tausend trägt.

CT:

Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben verses 2-4 (based loosely)

Author:

Caspar Neumann

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