Wär Gott nit mit uns diese Zeit (1537) (Johann Walter)

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  • (Posted 2020-08-17)  CPDL #60178:       
Editor: Klaas Spijker (submitted 2020-08-17).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 63 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
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General Information

Title: Wär Gott nit mit uns diese Zeit (1537)
Composer: Johann Walter
Lyricist: Martin Luther

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

Language: German
Instruments: Unknown

First published: 1534 in Geystliche Gesangk Buchleyn, Edition 2, no. 16
Description: This is a second setting by Walter of this text, replacing the version of 1524. It is based on a different cantus firmus (Zahn 4435, composed also by Walter). This version is less used by later composers.

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Original text and translations

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