„Where there is devotional music, God with his grace is always present.“

Bei einer andächtigen Musik ist allezeit Gott mit seiner Gnaden Gegenwart.
Annotation in a copy of the Calov Bible, cited from John Butt (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Bach (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997), p. 256; translation from ibid., p. 46


Bei einer andächtigen Musik ist allezeit Gott mit seiner Gnaden Gegenwart.

Bemerkung in Bachs Calov-Bibel, zitiert nach "The Cambridge Companion to Bach", Cambridge University Press, 1997, S. 256

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