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Cantata BWV 80b
Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott
Original German Text

Event: Choral Cantata for the Feast of the Reformation
Readings: Epistle: 2 Thessalonians 2: 3-8; Gospel: Revelations 14: 6-8
Text: Martin Luther (Mvt. 1); The text for the remaining Mvts. lost
Status: Fragement of music of Mvt. 1

 

Original German Text

   

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Chorus

   
       
 

Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott,
Ein gute Wehr und Waffen;
Er hilft uns frei aus aller Not,
Die uns itzt hat betroffen.
Der alte böse Feind,
Mit Ernst er's jetzt meint,
Groß Macht und viel List
Sein grausam Rüstung ist,
Auf Erd ist nicht seinsgleichen.

   

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Contributed by Aryeh Oron (August 2003)

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