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Cantata BWV 191
Gloria in excelsis Deo
English Translation in Interlinear Format
Cantata BWV 191
- Glory to God on high

Event: Missa Cantata (Latin Music) for Christmas Day
Readings:
Epistle: Titus 2: 11-14 / Isaiah 9: 2-7; Gospel: Luke 2: 1-14
Text: Luke 2: 14 (Mvt. 1); 4th century Trinitarian (Mvts. 2, 3)

Biblical quotations in green font, chorales in purple

First Part

1

Chorus [S, A, T, B]

Tromba I-III, Tamburi, Flauto traverso I e Oboe I all' unisono, Flauto traverso II e Oboe II all' unisono, Violino I/II, Viola,Continuo

Gloria in excelsis Deo.
Glory to God on high
Et in terra pax hominibus
and peace on earth to men
bonae voluntatis.
of good will.

Second Part

2

Aria (Duet) [Soprano, Tenor]

Flauto traverso I/II all' unisono, Violino I/II, Viola, Continuo

Gloria Patri et Filio et Spiritui sancto.
Glory to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.

3

Chorus [S, A, T, B]

Tromba I-III, Tamburi, Flauto traverso I/II, Oboe I/II, Violino I/II, Viola, Continuo

Sicut erat in principio et nunc et semper
As it was in the beginning and is now and always will be
et in saecula saeculorum, amen.
And for age after age,amen.

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This Translation in Parallel Format

English Translation by Francis Browne (July 2008)
Contributed by Francis Browne (July 2008)

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