Christe, du bist der helle Tag (Christe qui lux es et dies) (Christoph Dalitz)

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Editor: Christoph Dalitz (submitted 2014-08-09).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 32 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: There is both a German version ("Christe, du bist der helle Tag") and an internationalized Latin version ("Christe qui lux es et dies") available.

General Information

Title: Christe, du bist der helle Tag (Christe qui lux es et dies)
Composer: Christoph Dalitz
Lyricist: Erasmus Albercreate page

Number of voices: 3,2vv   Voicings: SAB (stanzas 1,3,5,7) and SA (stanzas 2,4,6)
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2014

Description: Erasmus Alber's translation of the evening hymn "Christe qui lux es et dies" is usually not sung to the medieval chant melody, but to a more recent melody from the 16th century. This arrangement with two alternatim settings (for SAB and SA) is based on the latter melody.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Christe qui lux es et dies.