Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam (Johann Hermann Schein)

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  • (Posted 2014-11-07)  CPDL #33312:       
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2014-11-07).   Score information: Letter, 9 pages, 177 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original key and note values. Editorial accidentals added.

General Information

Title: Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam
Composer: Johann Hermann Schein
Lyricist: Martin Luther

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: SS
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: German
Instruments: Basso continuo, Violin, Viola

First published: 1618 in Opella nova, geistlicher Concerten … auff italiänische Invention componirt, 3–5vv, bc (Leipzig)
Description: Schein sets the Lutheran baptism hymn for two sopranos, two instruments (unspecified, though violin and viola would work) and continuo.

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam.