Selig ist der Leib (Melchior Franck)

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  • (Posted 2010-02-11)  CPDL #20981:     
Editor: Burkhart M. Schürmann (submitted 2010-02-11).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 51 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Selig ist der Leib
Composer: Melchior Franck

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1623 in Gemmulae evangeliorum musicae, no. 23

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Original text and translations

German.png German text

Selig ist der Leib, der dich getragen hat, und die Brüste, die du gesogen hast. Ja, selig sind, die Gottes Wort hören und bewahren. (Lukas 11, 27-28)

English.png English translation

Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked. Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it. (Luke 11, 27-28)