Erhöre mich, wenn ich rufe, SWV 289 (Heinrich Schütz)

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  • (Posted 2018-05-28)  CPDL #49875:        
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2018-05-28).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 54 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from the Spitta edition on IMSLP. Clefs modernised.
  • (Posted 2001-12-17)  CPDL #03140:  IMSLP.png
Editor: Vincent Carpentier (submitted 2001-12-17).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 12 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: revised October 13, 2004. Scroll down to Erhöre mich, wenn ich rufe, SWV 289.

General Information

Title: Erhöre mich, wenn ich rufe
Composer: Heinrich Schütz
Source of text: Psalm 4:2 & Psalm 5:3a
Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: Soprano duo
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: German
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1636 in Kleine geistliche Konzerte I, Op. 8, no. 8
    2nd published: 1887 in Heinrich Schütz: Sämtliche Werke, Volume 6, no. 8
    3rd published: 1963 in Neue Schütz-Ausgabe, Volume 10, no. 9

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Original text and translations

German.png German text

4:2  Erhöre mich, wenn ich rufe, Gott meiner Gerechtigkeit, der du mich tröstest in Angst,
sei mir gnädig, und erhöre mein Gebet
5:3a  vernimm mein Schreien, mein König und mein Gott.

English.png English translation

4:1  Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast set me at liberty when I was in trouble;
have mercy upon me, and hearken unto my prayer.
5:3a  O hearken thou unto the voice of my calling, my King, and my God.