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Cantata BWV 53
Schlage doch, gewünschte Stunde
Original German Text

Event: Cantata for Funeral
Text: Anon
Composer: Georg Melchior Hoffmann ?

 

Original German Text

   

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Aria [Alt]

   
       
 

Schlage doch, gewünschte Stunde,
Brich doch an, du schöner Tag!

   
 

Kommt, ihr Engel, auf mich zu,
Öffnet mir die Himmelsauen,
Meinen Jesum bald zu schauen
In vergnügter Seelenruh'!
Ich begehr' von Herzensgrunde
Nur den letzten Zeigerschlag!

   

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Contributed by Aryeh Oron (March 2003), Dr. Thomas Jaenicke (January 2006)

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