Jesus Christus, unser Heiland (Johannes Eccard)

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  • (Posted 2011-12-15)  CPDL #25164:       
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2011-12-15).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 33 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original key. The text of the first verse is underlaid; subsequent verses are on page 3.

General Information

Title: Jesus Christus, unser Heiland
Composer: Johannes Eccard
Lyricists: Jan Hus and Martin Luther

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1597 in Der ander Teil geistlicher Lieder, no. 12
    2nd published: 1634 in Geistliche Lieder (Johannes Stobaeus), no. 42
Description: Johannes Eccard's arrangement of the Eucharistic hymn "Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, der von uns den Gotteszorn wandt". The text is Luther's translation of Jan Hus's original Latin hymn "Jesus Christus, nostra salus".

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, der von uns.