Wär Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit (Johann Walter)

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  • (Posted 2020-08-16)  CPDL #60173:       
Editor: Klaas Spijker (submitted 2020-08-16).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 60 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
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General Information

Title: Wär Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit
Composer: Johann Walter
Lyricist: Martin Luther

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: German
Instruments: Unknown

First published: 1524 in Geystliche Gesangk Buchleyn, Edition 1, no. 28
Description: In successive editions of the Gesank Buchleyn, Walter wrote different versions of this choral. In later hymnals the tenor of this setting is used as the hymn tune associated with this text (Zahn 4434, composed by Walter), although Walter in the editions from 1537 and later replaced it by a new version with different tune.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Wär Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit.