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Text for Cantata 191
Gloria in excelsis deo

Original Latin Text

English Translation

1. CHOR

Gloria in excelsis Deo.
Et in terra pax hominibus bonae voluntatis.

Glory to God in the highest.
And on earth peace, goodwill to humanity.

POST ORATIONEM

2. DUETT (Sopran, Tenor)

Gloria Patri et Filio
et Spiritui sancto.

Glory to the Father, and the Son
and the Holy Spirit.

3. CHOR

Sicut erat in principio et nunc
et semper et in saecula saeculorum, amen.

As it was in the beginning, is now
and will be forever, and from age to age, amen.


COMPOSED: ? 1733 (Leipzig) for Christmas Day
LIBRETTO: Mvt. 1. Luke 2:14; Mvts. 2 & 3. The Doxology.
TRANSLATION: 2017 Tobin Schmuck, NYC
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