"Sheep May Safely Graze" is a pastoral aria from Johann Sebastian Bach's Cantata BWV 208, also known as the "Hunt Cantata." Written in the early 18th century, the piece showcases Bach's intricate melodic lines and harmonies, reflecting the serene image of sheep grazing peacefully. The delicate interplay between the soprano voice and the accompanying instruments creates a gentle and soothing atmosphere. Through its simple beauty and elegant composition, "Sheep May Safely Graze" captures the essence of nature's tranquility, making it a beloved and timeless piece in classical music repertoire.
Here is an arrangement for String Orchestra.
The PDF file contains the score and all parts.