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jsbcant4-07.nwc (February 2007) 2 kB
Member of: Cantata No. 4, Christ lag in Todesbanden
Full name of work:Cantata No. 4, Christ lag in Todesbanden, Versus VII
Composer:Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750), German
About:http://www.jsbach.org/
Lyricist:Martin Luther
First line:Wir essen und leben wohl im rechten Osterfladen
Music category:Classical: Baroque, Cantata
Instruments:Voice (SATB), Continuo
Name of file creator:James R. Jennings
Website:http://jennings.comule.com
e-mail address:jennings_jr "at" verizon "dot" net
Running time:00:00:55
Comments:This movement is one of 7 movements in the complete work,
and was sequenced by J. R. Jennings in 2006. The continuo
realization is by J. R. Jennings, copyright 2006, and is found
on staves named "Continuo realization Ia", "Continuo realization
Ib", and/or "Continuo realization II". While cantata No. 4 was
probably composed between 1708 and 1724, individual movements
may have been composed in various different years.

English translation by Catherine Winkworth, 1855:
To the supper of the Lord,
Gladly we will come today,
The word of peace is now restored,
The old leaven is put away;
Christ will be our food alone,
Faith no life but His doth own.
Hallelujah.

English translation by Richard Massie, 1854:
Then let us feast this Easter day
on the true Bread of heaven;
The Word of grace hath purged away
the old and wicked leaven.
Christ alone our souls will feed;
He is our Meat and Drink indeed;
Faith lives upon no other!
Alleluia!

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