Lobet den Herren, der zu Zion wohnet, SWV 293 (Heinrich Schütz)

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  • (Posted 2018-05-29)   CPDL #49891:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2018-05-29).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 56 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from the Spitta edtion on IMSLP. Clefs modernised. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
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Editor: Vincent Carpentier (submitted 2002-01-07).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 44 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: revised October 13, 2004. Scroll down to Lobet den Herren, der zu Zion wohnet, SWV 293.

General Information

Title: Lobet den Herren, der zu Zion wohnet
Composer: Heinrich Schütz
Lyricist: Psalm 9 :11-12

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: Alto duo
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: German
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1636 in Kleine geistliche Konzerte I, Op. 8, no. 12
  2nd published: 1887 in Heinrich Schütz: Sämtliche Werke, Volume 6, no. 12
  3rd published: 1963 in Neue Schütz-Ausgabe, Volume 10, no. 15
Description: Concerto XII from Kleine geistliche Concerte I (1636). Original text from Psalm 9, 11-12.

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Original text and translations

German.png German text

Lobet den Herren, der zu Zion wohnet
verkündiget unter den Leuten sein Tun,
denn er gedenket und fraget nach ihrem Blut
er vergisset nicht des Schreiens der Armen.

English.png English translation

Sing praises to the Lord which dwelleth in Zion
declare among the people his doings.
When he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them
he forgetteth not the cry of the humble.