Pseaume 47 - Or sus, tous humains (Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck)

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  • (Posted 2015-07-28)   CPDL #36321:          (Finale 2014)
Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2015-07-28).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 395 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Pseaume 47
Composer: Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: French
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1613 in Pseaumes de David, Livre 2, no. 13


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Original text and translations

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Or sus, tous humains,
Frappez en vos mains,
Qu’on oye sonner,
Qu’on oye entonner
Le nom solennel
de Dieu Éternel.

C’est le Dieu très-haut
Que craindre il nous faut,
Le grand Roy qui fait
Sentir en effect
Sa force au travers
De tout l’univers.

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 47 vv. 1-3