O hilf, Christe Gottes Sohn, SWV 295 (Heinrich Schütz)

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  • (Posted 2018-05-29)  CPDL #49901:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2018-05-29).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 65 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from the Spitta edition on IMSLP. Clefs modernised. Contains alternative Latin text.
  • (Posted 2002-01-22)  CPDL #03175:  IMSLP.png
Editor: Vincent Carpentier (submitted 2002-01-22).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 47 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: revised October 13, 2004. Scroll down to O hilf, Christe Gottes Sohn, SWV 295.

General Information

Title: O hilf, Christe Gottes Sohn
Composer: Heinrich Schütz
Lyricist: Michael Weiße

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: Tenor duo
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: German
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1636 in Kleine geistliche Konzerte I, Op. 8, no. 14
    2nd published: 1887 in Heinrich Schütz: Sämtliche Werke, Volume 6, no. 14
    3rd published: 1963 in Neue Schütz-Ausgabe, Volume 10, no. 21

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at O hilf, Christe, Gottes Sohn.

Latin.png Latin text

Christe Deus adjuva
propter passionem
ut vitemus crimina
per contritionem.
in fide necem tuam
rite cogitemus
hinc tibique debitam
gratiam sonemus.