Ego sum tui plaga doloris, SWV 57 (Heinrich Schütz)
- (Posted 2015-04-19) CPDL #35147:
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2015-04-19). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 70 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Clefs modernised. Barring altered. Source may be found at IMSLP. There are some strange discords around cruciatus but they are in the source.
First published: 1625 in Cantiones sacrae, Op. 4, no. 5
2nd published: 1887 in Heinrich Schütz: Sämtliche Werke, Volume 4, no. 5
3rd published: 2004 in Neue Schütz-Ausgabe, Volume 8, no. 5
Description: This is the second part of Schütz's 5-part set of Passion motets (SWV 56-60). First part is Quid commisisti, O dulcissime puer; third part is Ego enim inique egi; fourth part is Quo, nate Dei; fifth part is Calicem salutaris accipiam.
Original text and translations
Ego sum tui plaga doloris,
Ik ben de slag van jouw pijn
I am the blow that brings You pain,