Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her (Johann Walter)

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  • (Posted 2016-05-28)  CPDL #39822:        (Finale 2012)
Editor: André Vierendeels (submitted 2016-05-28).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 51 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: This is the 1541 version, slightly different in musical material, as published in Trium vocum cantiones by Petreus in Nürnberg.
  • (Posted 2011-12-14)  CPDL #25151:       
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2011-12-14).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 30 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original key.

General Information

Title: Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her
Composer: Johann Walter
Lyricist: Martin Luther

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: ATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1541 in Trium vocum cantiones (Johann Petreius), no. 17
    2nd published: 1545 in Bicinia gallica, latina et germanica 1 (Georg Rhau), no. 87
    3rd published: 1551 in Geistliches Gesangbüchlein, Part I

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Vom Himmel hoch.