Bist du bei mir (Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel)

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Contributor: David Newman (added 2008-07-08).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 126 kbytes   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Includes German and English lyrics.

General Information

Title: Bist du bei mir
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

Number of voices: 1v   Voicing: Solo Soprano
Genre: Sacred, Aria

Language: German
Instruments: Piano
Published: Because of the inclusion in the Anna Magdalena Bach book this work has been misattributed to Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) , "Bist du bei mir" is most likely by Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel (1690-1749).


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Original text and translations

German.png German text

Bist du bei mir, geh’ ich mit Freuden
zum Sterben und zu meiner Ruh’.
Ach, wie vergnügt wär so mein Ende,
es drückten deine lieben Hände
mir die getreuen Augen zu!