Beside Thy Cradle Here I Stand, BWV 248, No. 59
Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier - Chorale from Christmas OratorioThis chorale Beside Thy Cradle Here I Stand [Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier] is part of Johann Sebastian Bach's Christmas Oratorio.
The original lyrics (in German) were written by Paul Gerhardt (1607-1676) and were first published in 1653.
The German to English translation was realized by John Troutbeck (1832-1899).
Please note that this score contains the complete lyrics in English.
This chorale is also available with German words under the title Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier.
Duration : 01:28
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