Anima mea liquefacta est, SWV 263 (Heinrich Schütz)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2015-08-05). Score information: A4, 5 pages, 83 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Clefs modernised. Time signature changed from 4/2 to 2/2. Source may be found at IMSLP. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Title: Anima mea liqufacta est, SWV 263
Composer: Heinrich Schütz
Source of text: Song of songs 5:6, 2:14 & 5:13
First published: 1629 in Symphoniae sacrae I, Op. 6, no. 7
2nd published: 1887 in Heinrich Schütz: Sämtliche Werke, Volume 5, no. 7
3rd published: 1957 in Neue Schütz-Ausgabe, Volume 13, no. 7
Description: First part of a 2-part motet, the second being Adjuro vos, filiae Jerusalem.
Original text and translations
Anima mea liquefacta est, ut dilectus locutus est,
My soul melted when my beloved spoke;