Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her a 2 (Michael Praetorius)

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Editor: Allen Garvin (submitted 2020-08-11).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 52 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC
Edition notes:
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2011-05-27).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 22 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original key. Beneath the German I have added Catherine Winkworth's English translation.

General Information

Title: Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her
Composer: Michael Praetorius
Lyricist: Martin Luther

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: TB
Genre: SacredChorale

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1610 in Musae Sioniae, neundter Theil, no. 6

Description: This setting of Luther's chorale is #6 from the composer's Musae Sionae, Part IX.

Original text and translations

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