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Cantata BWV 26

Mvt. 5

Recitative

Title:

Die höchste Herrlichkeit und Pracht

Soloists:

S

   

Instruments:

Bc

Text:

Die höchste Herrlichkeit und Pracht
Umhüllt zuletzt des Todes Nacht.
Wer gleichsam als ein Gott gesessen,
Entgeht dem Staub und Asche nicht,
Und wenn die letzte Stunde schläget,
Dass man ihn zu der Erde träget,
Und seiner Hoheit Grund zerbricht,
Wird seiner ganz vergessen.

CT:

Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig verses 11-12 (paraphrased)

Author:

Michael Franck

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