Ich bin jung gewesen und bin alt worden, SWV 320 (Heinrich Schütz)

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  • (Posted 2018-06-10)  CPDL #50079:        
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2018-06-10).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 62 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from the Spitta edition on IMSLP.
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Editor: Vincent Carpentier (submitted 2002-06-27).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 252 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Ich bin jung gewesen und bin alt worden, SWV 320
Composer: Heinrich Schütz
Lyricist: Psalm 37 :25

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: Bass duo
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: German
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1639 in Kleine geistliche Konzerte II, Op. 9, no. 15
    2nd published: 1887 in Heinrich Schütz: Sämtliche Werke, Volume 6, no. 39
    3rd published: 1963 in Neue Schütz-Ausgabe, Volume 10, no. 26

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 37.

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Ich bin jung gewesen und bin alt worden
und habe noch nie gesehen
den Gerechten verlassen, oder seinen Samen
nach Brot gehen, Alleluja.