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Cantata BWV 20

Mvt. 5

Aria

Title:

Gott ist gerecht in seinen Werken

Soloists:

B

   

Instruments:

3 Ob, Bc

Text:

Gott ist gerecht in seinen Werken:
Auf kurze Sünden dieser Welt
Hat er so lange Pein bestellt;
Ach wollte doch die Welt dies merken!
Kurz ist die Zeit, der Tod geschwind,
Bedenke dies, o Menschenkind!

CT:

O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort verse 9 (verse 6 of a shortened version)

Author:

Johann Rist

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