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Cantata BWV 71

Mvt. 2

Aria & Chorale

Title:

Ich bin nun achtzig Jahr, warum soll dein Knecht sich mehr beschweren?

Soloists:

S, T

Choir:

SATB

Instruments:

Org

Text:

Ich bin nun achtzig Jahr,
warum soll dein Knecht sich mehr beschweren?
Soll ich auf dieser Welt
Mein Leben höher bringen,
Durch manchen sauren Tritt
Hindurch ins Alter dringen,
Ich will umkehren, dass ich sterbe in meiner Stadt, So gib Geduld, für Sünd
Und Schanden mich bewahr,
Auf dass ich tragen mag
bei meines Vaters und meiner Mutter Grab.
Mit Ehren graues Haar.

CT:

O Gott, du frommer Gott verse 6

Author:

Johann Heermann

CM:

O Gott, du frommer Gott - Melody 2

Composer:

Anon

Score:

 

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