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Cantata BWV 178

Mvt. 3

Aria

Title:

Gleichwie die wilden Meereswellen

Soloists:

B

   

Instruments:

2 Vn, Bc

Text:

Gleichwie die wilden Meereswellen
Mit Ungestüm ein Schiff zerschellen,
So raset auch der Feinde Wut
Und raubt das beste Seelengut.
Sie wollen Satans Reich erweitern,
Und Christi Schifflein soll zerscheitern.

CT:

Wo Gott der Herr nicht bei uns hält (Psalm 124) verse 3 (paraphrased)

Author:

Justus Jonas, based on Psalm 124

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