De profundis clamavi (Christoph Willibald Gluck)

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  • (Posted 2016-02-11)  CPDL #38529:       
Editor: Brian Marble (submitted 2016-02-11).   Score information: Letter, 10 pages, 157 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Complete psalm. mm, organ part by editor.

Excerpted versions (vv. 1-2 & 8)

  • (Posted 2016-11-11)  CPDL #41779:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2016-11-11).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 50 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A cappella version.
  • (Posted 2016-02-08)  CPDL #38505:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: Brian Marble (submitted 2016-02-08).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 85 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Organ part by editor.
  • (Posted 2016-02-07)  CPDL #38504:        (XML) (MusicXML 3.0, zipped)
Editor: Björn Ehnberg (submitted 2016-02-07).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 52 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Choral score only of vv. 1-2, 8. Like CPDL No. 7500, measure numbers begin with choral parts, i.e. "m1" follows 2 measure orchestra introduction. Dynamics probably added after the composer´s lifetime. Mp3 rendering made with EWQL Symphonic Choirs.
  • (Posted 2004-07-03)  CPDL #07500:  Network.png
Editor: Fernando Gómez Jácome (submitted 2004-07-03).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 80 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Choral score, omitting accompaniment as well as verses 3-7

General Information

Title: De profundis clamavi
Composer: Christoph Willibald Gluck
Source of text: Psalm 129 (130):1 - 8

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: Orchestra (ob., horn in D, 3 trombones, viola, vc, bass with fag.) Voice-leading is fairly complete in the choral parts of vv. 1,2,8, making a cappella performance of the abbreviated version not utterly infeasible.

First published: 1786 (?), posthumous printed edition ca. 1805

External websites:

  • Free choir training aids for this work are available at Choralia.
  • c. 1805 Paris edition, scanned by the Saxon State and University Library Dresden, Germany

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 130.