An aria with a showy obligato cello part.
Full Title Mein Glaubiges Herzes (My Heart Ever Faithful) – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Notes An aria from the Cantata No. 68, Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt composed for Whit-Monday in 1725, and part of the second cycle of cantatas that Bach wrote as the cantor of Saint Thomas in Leipzig.
- Originally for Soprano, Cello and Orchestra
- Arrangements for Soprano with Cello and Organ (or Piano)
- Also: Soprano and Organ (or Piano)
- also for Soprano with trumpet and Organ
- or for Organ alone
- or Piano alone
Source of printed music
Mein gläubiges Herze,
Frohlocke, sing, scherze,
Dein Jesus ist da!
Weg Jammer, weg Klagen,
Ich will euch nur sagen:
Mein Jesus ist nah.
My faithful heart,
delight, sing, play,
your Jesus is here!
Away with sorrow, away with lamenting,
I will only say to you:
my Jesus is near.