O süsser Jesu Christ, SWV 405 (Heinrich Schütz)

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  • (Posted 2015-08-27)  CPDL #36631:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2015-08-27).   Score information: A4, 15 pages, 162 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Clefs modernised. Time signatures changed from 4/2 to 2/2 and 6/1 to 3/1 respectively. Musica ficta in source absorbed into staves. Other musica ficta are editorial. Source may be found at IMSLP. . Revised files uploaded 30/07/18.

General Information

Title: O süsser Jesu Christ, SWV 405
Composer: Heinrich Schütz

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SSAT.SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: German
Instruments: Mixed ensemble:2 treble instruments & bc in addition to 8vv, and 5 instruments for opening ritornello

First published: 1650 in Symphoniae sacrae III, Op. 12, no. 8
    2nd published: 1891 in Heinrich Schütz: Sämtliche Werke, Volume 10, no. 8
    3rd published: 1990 in Neue Schütz-Ausgabe, Volume 19, no. 3

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at O süsser Jesu Christ.