O Herr hilf, SWV 402 (Heinrich Schütz)

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  • (Posted 2018-07-29)  CPDL #50718:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2018-07-29).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 81 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Reformatting of #35308, with minor adjustments to the underlay.
  • (Posted 2015-05-05)  CPDL #35308:          Instrumental parts:  
Editor: David Cameron (submitted 2012-02-14).   Score information: Letter, 7 pages, 122 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Continuo realization by David Cameron. MP3: Performance by Gilda DiCola Mills, soprano, Georgiana Stewart, mezzo, and Christopher Hall, baritone, with strings of the Melos Chamber orchestra directed by David Cameron. Organ continuo by Frances Harkness.

General Information

Title: O Herr hilf, SWV 402
Composer: Heinrich Schütz
Lyricist: Psalm 118 :25-26a

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SSB soli
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: German
Instruments: 2 violins & continuo

First published: 1650 in Symphoniae sacrae III, Op. 12, no. 5
    2nd published: 1891 in Heinrich Schütz: Sämtliche Werke, Volume 10, no. 5
    3rd published: 1989 in Neue Schütz-Ausgabe, Volume 18, no. 5

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Original text and translations

German.png German text

O Herr hilf, O Herr, lass wohl gelingen.
Gelobet sei der da kömmt im Namen des Herren.
Hosianna in der Höhe.

English.png English translation

O Lord, help (us), let us prosper.
Blessed is he that comes in the Lord's name:
Hosanna in the highest.