Hodie Christus natus est, SWV 456 (Heinrich Schütz)

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  • (Posted 2021-12-26)  CPDL #67229: 
Full score:         Score information: A4, 16 pages, 385 kB   
Basso Continuo:   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 53 kB   
Editor: Gerd Eichler (submitted 2021-12-26).   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from original manuscript, Mensurstrich layout, original key signature and note values, clefs modernized, musica ficta clearly marked.
  • (Posted 2015-06-14)  CPDL #35731:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2015-06-14).   Score information: A4, 16 pages, 361 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Clefs modernised. Musica ficta in source absorbed into staves. Other musica ficta are editorial. Time signature changed from 4/2 to 2/2. Source may be found at IMSLP. Revised files uploaded 26/12/21.

General Information

Title: Hodie Christus natus est, SWV 456
Composer: Heinrich Schütz

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1893 in Heinrich Schütz: Sämtliche Werke, Volume 14, no. 8
    2nd published: 2008 in Neue Schütz-Ausgabe, Volume 33, no. 5

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Hodie Christus natus est.