Mass in G Major, BWV 236

Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)
Original Text English Translation
 
I. Kyrie
Kyrie eleison.
Christe eleison.
Kyrie eleison.
 
Lord, have mercy.
Christ, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy.
 
II. Gloria
Gloria in excelsis Deo
et in terra pax
hominibus bonae voluntatis.
Laudamus te; benedicimus te;
adoramus te; glorificamus te.
 
Glory be to God in the highest
and on earth peace
to people of good will.
We praise you, we bless you,
we worship you, we glorify you.
 
III. Gratias
Gratias agimus tibi
propter magnam gloriam tuam,
Domine Deus Rex coelestis,
Deus Pater omnipotens,
Domine Fili unigenite Jesu Christe.
 
We give you thanks
for your great glory,
Lord God, heavenly King,
God, the Father almighty,
Lord, the only-begotten Son, Jesus Christ.
 
IV. Domine Deus
Domine Deus, Agnus Dei,
Filius Patris
qui tollis peccata mundi,
miserere nobis.
qui tollis peccata mundi,
suscipe deprecationem nostram,
qui sedes ad dextram Patris,
miserere nobis.
 
O Lord God, Lamb of God,
Son of the Father,
who take away the sins of the world,
have mercy on us;
who take away the sins of the world,
receive our prayer;
who sit at the right hand of the Father,
have mercy on us.
 
V. Quoniam
Quoniam tu solus sanctus,
tu solus Dominus,
tu solus altissimus Jesu Christe.
 
For you alone are holy,
you alone are the Lord,
you alone, Jesus Christ, are the most high.
 
VI. Cum Sancto Spiritu
Cum Sancto Spiritu
in gloria Dei Patris.
Amen.
 
With the Holy Spirit
in the glory of God the Father.
Amen.

 

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