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  On this website, you can find the texts and instrumentations of J. S. Bach's cantatas, motets, masses, passions, oratorios, and chorales.
Original Texts (German) Cantatas
    sorted by BWV Number
    sorted Thematically
Other Vocal Works
    sorted by BWV Number
    sorted Thematically
All Vocal Works
    sorted by Title
    sorted by Movement Title
    sorted by Instrument
    sorted by Instrument
    sorted by Voice
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Dutch Translations Please visit Eduard van Hengel's website.
Other Translations Please visit Aryeh Oron's site
Other Bach Sites
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