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English Translations of Bach's Vocal Works (English-10)
Index by Event

Sacred Cantatas:

New Yearís Day (The Circumcision of Christ):
Cantata BWV 16 Lord God, you we praise
Cantata BWV 41 Jesus, now be praised

Sunday after New Year:
Cantata BWV 58 Oh God, such great heartache

Epiphany:
Cantata BWV 65 They will all come from Sheba

1st Sunday after Epiphany:
Cantata BWV 32 Dearest Jesus, my desire

2nd Sunday after Epiphany
Cantata BWV 3 Oh God, so much heartache
Cantata BWV 13 My sighs, my tears

3rd Sunday after Epiphany:
Cantata BWV 72 All according to Godís will alone
Cantata BWV 73 Lord, as you will, so do by me

4th Sunday after Epiphany:
Cantata BWV 14 Were God not with us at this time
Cantata BWV 81 Jesus sleeps, what hope do I have?

Septuagesima Sunday (3rd Sunday before Lent):
Cantata BWV 84 I delight in my good fortune
Cantata BWV 92 I have unto Godís heart and mind

Sexagesima Sunday:
Cantata BWV 18 Just as the rain and snow fall from the sky

Estomihi (Quinquagesima):
Cantata BWV 22 Jesus gathered the twelve and said
Cantata BWV 23 You true God and Davidís Son

Oculi (3rd Sunday in Lent):
Cantata BWV 54 Resist sin indeed
Cantata BWV 80a All that is born of God

Easter Sunday:
Cantata BWV 4 Christ lay in the bonds of death
Cantata BWV 15 My Jesus was dead
Cantata BWV 31 The heavens laugh! the earth jubilates

2nd Day of Easter (Easter Monday):
Cantata BWV 6 Stay with us, for it is becoming evening
Cantata BWV 66 Rejoice, you hearts

Quasimodogeniti (1st Sunday after Easter):
Cantata BWV 42 On that same Sabbath evening
Cantata BWV 67 Bear in remembrance Jesus Christ

Misericordias Domini (2nd Sunday after Easter):
Cantata BWV 85 I am a good shepherd

Jubilate (3rd Sunday after Easter):
Cantata BWV 12 Weeping, wailing, worries, woes

Rogate (5th Sunday after Easter):
Cantata BWV 86 Truly, truly, I say to you
Cantata BWV 87 Until now you have prayed for nothing in my name

Ascension Day:
Cantata BWV 11 Praise God in his realm
Cantata BWV 37 Whoever so believes and is baptized
Cantata BWV 43 God ascends midst exaltation

Exaudi (The Sunday after Ascension):
Cantata BWV 44 They will banish you

Pentecost:
Cantata BWV 34 O eternal fire, O origin of love
Cantata BWV 59 Whoever loves me will keep my words
Cantata BWV 74 Whoever loves me will keep my words, II

2nd Day of Pentecost:
Cantata BWV 68 For God so loved the world

1st Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 20 O eternity you thunderous word
Cantata BWV 39 Break your bread with the hungry
Cantata BWV 75 The destitute shall eat

2nd Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 2 Oh God, look down from heaven|
Cantata BWV 76 The heavens declare the glory of God

3rd Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 21 I had great distress in my heart

4th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 24 An untainted character

5th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 88 Behold, I will send out many fishermen
Cantata BWV 93 Whoever simply lets dear God prevail

6th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 9 Salvation has come unto us

8th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 45 It has been told you, human, what is good

9th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 94 What would I ask of the world

10th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 46 Do look and see, whether any a pain exists like my pain

12th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 35 Spirit and soul will be confounded
Cantata BWV 69a Praise the Lord, my soul, II

13th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 33 In you alone Lord Jesus Christ
Cantata BWV 77 You shall love God, your Lord, with whole heart

14th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 17 Whoever offers thanks he praises me
Cantata BWV 25 There is nothing sound in my flesh
Cantata BWV 78 Jesus you who my soul

15th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 51 Exalt God in all lands!
Cantata BWV 99 Whatever God does, it is done for the good, II

16th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 8 Dearest God, when will I die?
Cantata BWV 27 Who knows how near my ending is?
Cantata BWV 95 Christ, he is my life

17th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 47 Whoever exalts himself

18th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 96 Lord Christ, the Son of God united

19th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 5 To where shall I flee
Cantata BWV 48 I, a wretched human
Cantata BWV 56 I will gladly bear the staff of the cross

20th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 49 I go and seek with longing

21st Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 38 Out of deep agony I cry to you
Cantata BWV 98 Whatever God does, it is done for the good, I

22nd Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 55 I a poor man, I a slave of sin
Cantata BWV 89 What shall I make of you, Ephraim?

23rd Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 52 Deceptive world, I do not trust you!

24th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 26 Oh how fleeting, oh how futile
Cantata BWV 60 O eternity, you thunderous word

25th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 90 A horrific ending is heading for you

26th Sunday after Trinity:
Cantata BWV 70 Watch! Pray! Pray! Watch!, I

1st Sunday of Advent:
Cantata BWV 36 Resound joyously on high
Cantata BWV 61 Come now, Savior of the heathens, I
Cantata BWV 62 Come now, Savior of the heathens,, II

2nd Sunday of Advent:
Cantata BWV 70a Watch! Pray! Pray! Watch! II

Christmas:
Cantata BWV 63 Christians, etch this day
Cantata BWV 91 Praised be you, Jesus Christ

2nd Day of Christmas (Feast of St. Stephen):
Cantata BWV 40 For this the Son of God has appeared
Cantata BWV 57 Blessed is the man who endures temptation

3rd Day of Christmas:
Cantata BWV 64 Behold what a love the Father has shown us

Sunday after Christmas:
Cantata BWV 28 Praise God! the year now comes to an end

Events with Fixed Date:

Purification (Feb 2):
Cantata BWV 82 I have enough
Cantata BWV 83 Gladsome time in the new covenant

Annunciation (Mar 25):
Cantata BWV 1 How lovely shines the morning star

Feast of St. John the Baptist (Jun 24):
Cantata BWV 7 Christ our Lord came to the Jordan
Cantata BWV 30 Rejoice, redeemed throng

Visitation (Jul 2):
Cantata BWV 10 My soul magnifies the Lord

Feast of St. Michael and All Angels (Sep 29):
Cantata BWV 19 There ensued a battle
Cantata BWV 50 Now is come the salvation and the power

Reformation (Oct 31):
Cantata BWV 79 God the Lord is sun and shield
Cantata BWV 80 A secure fortress is our God

New Tow Council:

Inauguration of the new town council:
Cantata BWV 29 We thank you, God, we thank you
Cantata BWV 69 Praise the Lord, my soul, I
Cantata BWV 71 God is my king from ages past

Other Sacred Events:

Funeral:
Cantata BWV 53 Do strike, desired hour

Unknown event:
Cantata BWV 97 In all my deeds
Cantata BWV 100 Whatever God does, it is done for the good, III

 

Secular Cantatas:

Birthday:
Cantata BWV 36a Rise joyfully through the air for Birthday of Charlotte Friederike Amalie, second wife of Prince Leopold of Anhalt-Cöthen
Cantata BWV 36c Resound joyously on high for Birthday of Johann Matthias Gesner, a teacher
Cantata BWV 66a Heaven considered Anhaltís glory and fortune for Birthday of Prince Leopold of Anhalt-Cöthen

Wedding:
Cantata BWV 34a O eternal fire, O origin of love for an unknown Wedding

Congratulations:
Cantata BWV 30a Pleasant Wiederau for acquisition of a manor and court at Wiederau by Johann Christian von Heinnicke
Cantata BWV 36b Joy is aroused Congratulation Cantata for Johann Florens Rivinus

 

Contributed by Tobin Schmuck (July 2017 - September 2017)

English Translations (English-10): Index by BWV Number | Index by Title | Index by Event | Note on English Translations


Texts & Translations: Main Page | Cantatas BWV 1-50 | Cantatas BWV 51-100 | Cantatas BWV 101-150 | Cantatas BWV 151-200 | Cantatas BWV 201-224 | Other Vocal BWV 225-249 | Chorales BWV 250-438 | Geistliche Lieder BWV 439-507 | AMN BWV 508-524 | Other Vocal 1081-1089 | BWV Anh | Chorale Texts | Emblemata | Sources | Poets & Composers
Discussions: Texts | Translations: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4



 

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