Amen, Amen dico vobis a 6 (Christoph Straus)

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  • (Posted 2020-04-20)  CPDL #58097:       
Editor: Sabine Cassola (submitted 2020-04-20).   Score information: A4, 11 pages, 426 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Full score plus parts.

General Information

Title: Amen, Amen dico vobis a 6
Composer: Christoph Straus

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATTB
Genre: SacredGospel motet for Jubilate

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1613 in Sacrarum cantionum compositio, no. 7

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Amen amen dico vobis, quia plorabitis et flebitis vos,
mundus autem gaudebit; vos vero contristabimini,
sed tristia vestra vertetur in gaudium.

An English translation may be found with de Wert's setting of the same text.