Wir gratulieren Dir (Christoph Dalitz)

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  • (Posted 2008-12-14)  CPDL #18546:   
Editor: Christoph Dalitz (submitted 2008-12-14).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 16 kB   Copyright: CC BY-SA 3.0 Germany
Edition notes: The edition is notated for men's choir, but contains an explanation how it is to be used for SATB mixed choir.

General Information

Title: Wir gratulieren Dir
Composer: Christoph Dalitz

Number of voices: 3,4vv   Voicings: TTB and SATB
Genre: SecularBarbershop

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2008
Description: A waggish gratulation that should be sung only for persons with some sense of humour.

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Original text and translations

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The text is based on the following anonymous epigram (Berliner Abendblatt, Nov. 13th, 1810):

Ich gratuliere Stax, denn ewig wirst Du leben: Wer keinen Geist besitzt, hat keinen aufzugeben.