Rejoice ye heavens, BWV 311 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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Editor: Rod Mather (submitted 2001-04-02).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 28 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: A4 page format

General Information

Title: Rejoice ye Heavens
Composer: Matthias Greitter
Arranger: Johann Sebastian Bach
Lyricist: Martin Luther

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB

Genre: SacredChorale

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 1524
  2nd published: 1784 in Vierstimmige Choralgesänge, Teil 1, no. 16
  3rd published: 1892 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 39
  4th published: 1898 in 389 Choralgesänge, no. 95
Opus: BWV 311
Description: The chorale, Es woll uns Gott genädig sein, BWV 312, translated into English.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Es woll uns Gott genädig sein.

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Rejoice, ye heavens and all therein,
and set the earth ensample
The Lord's right hand hath conquered sin;
his death on Death doth trample.
The first begotten of the dead,
From hell's dark womb ascending,
The Saviour of the world, our head,
hath store of grace unending.
To him be glory. Amen.