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Cantata BWV 20

Mvt. 7

Chorale

Title:

Solang ein Gott im Himmel lebt

   

Choir:

SATB

Instruments:

Tdt, 3 Ob, 2 Vn, Va, Bc

Text:

Solang ein Gott im Himmel lebt
Und über alle Wolken schwebt,
Wird solche Marter währen:
Es wird sie plagen Kält und Hitz,
Angst, Hunger, Schrecken, Feu'r und Blitz
Und sie doch nicht verzehren.
Denn wird sich enden diese Pein,
Wenn Gott nicht mehr wird ewig sein.

CT:

O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort verse 11 (verse 8 of a shortened version)

Author:

Johann Rist

CM:

Wach auf, mein Geist, erhebe dich / O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort

Composer:

Johann Schop / Johann Crüger

Score:

 

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