De vitae fugacitate, SWV 94 (Heinrich Schütz)

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  • (Posted 2021-12-16)  CPDL #67144: 
Full score:         Score information: A4, 20 pages, 858 kB   
Basso continuo:  
Editor: Gerd Eichler (submitted 2021-12-16).   Score information: A4, 20 pages, 858 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from original print, Mensurstrich layout, original key signature and note values, clefs modernized, musica ficta clearly marked..
  • (Posted 2018-05-05)  CPDL #49560:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2018-05-05).   Score information: A4, 17 pages, 430 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from the Spitta edition on IMSLP. Clefs modernised and time signature changed to 4/4. Minor corrections to the underlay. Musica ficta are editorial. Revised files uploaded 17/12/21.

General Information

Title: De vitae fugacitate, SwV 94
Composer: Heinrich Schütz
Lyricist: Johann Leon

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

Language: German
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1625
    2nd published: 1892 in Heinrich Schütz: Sämtliche Werke, Volume 12, no. 3
    3rd published: 1970 in Neue Schütz-Ausgabe, Volume 31, no. 3
Description: Composed on the death of Schütz's sister-in-law Anna Maria Wildeck, three weeks before the death of Schütz's wife Magdalena herself, after 6 years of marriage.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ich hab mein Sach.