Von Gott kömmt mir ein Freudenschein (Michael Praetorius)

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  • CPDL #23603:     
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2011-05-24).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 20 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original key. Note values halved in proportio tripla section.

General Information

Title: Von Gott kömmt mir ein Freudenschein
Composers: Michael Praetorius and Philipp Nicolai
Lyricist: Philipp Nicolai

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATBB
Genre: SacredChorale   Meter: 887. 887. 484. 8

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1610

Description: No. 211 in Musae Sionae, Part IX (publ. 1610), this is a setting of the fourth verse of "Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern", for five voices. The other verses are:
No. 208: verse 1, Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (a 2)
No. 209: verse 2, Ei mein Perle, du werte Kron (a 3)
No. 210: verse 3, Geuß sehr tief in das Herz hinein (a 4)

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern.