Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr' (Chorale), BWV 260 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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  • (Posted 2023-09-17)  CPDL #75450:         
Editor: John Christensen (submitted 2023-09-17).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 89 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: SATB
  • (Posted 2002-07-25)  CPDL #03879:     
Editor: Claudio Macchi (submitted 2002-07-25).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 90 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr' (Chorale)
Larger work: Chorals of the German Organ Mass (Clavier Übung III)
Composer: Valentin Schumann
Arranger: Johann Sebastian Bach
Lyricist: Nikolaus Decius

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredChorale   Meter: 87. 87. 887

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1530
    2nd published: 1786 in Vierstimmige Choralgesänge, Teil 3, no. 249
    3rd published: 1898 in 389 Choralgesänge, no. 12
Opus: BWV 260
Description: For other harmonizations of this tune, see Du Hirte Israel, höre, BWV 104, no. 6, and Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt, BWV 112, no. 1.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr.