Schafe können sicher weiden

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Schafe können sicher weiden (Sheep may safely graze). Recit. and air by Bach, with obbl. for 2 recorders, in secular cantata Was mir behagt ist nur die munter Jagd! (What I enjoy is only the merry chase!) (BWV208, ?1713). Several arrs. of it have been made, among them one by Walton as 7th no. of his ballet The Wise Virgins (No.5 in orch. suite), 1940, and one by Barbirolli for cor anglais and str., c.1937.