Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir a 3 (Michael Praetorius)

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  • (Posted 2011-05-26)  CPDL #23617:       
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2011-05-26).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 29 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original key. I don't know where you're going to find a bass with a solid low C, but apparently Praetorius had one. I would recommend the two lower voices be played by cellos or bassoons. Underneath the German I have added Catherine Winkworth's translation into English.

General Information

Title: Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir
Composer: Michael Praetorius
Lyricist: Martin Luther

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: BBB
Genre: SacredChorale   Meter: 87. 87. 887

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1610 in Musae Sioniae, neundter Theil, no. 79

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Aus tiefer Not.