Jesus Christus, unser Heiland (Joachim Decker)

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  • (Posted 2012-01-12)  CPDL #25358:       
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2012-01-12).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 33 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original key.

General Information

Title: Jesus Christus, unser Heiland
Composer: Joachim Decker
Lyricists: Jan Hus and Martin Luther

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

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1604
Description: This cantional-style setting of the Eucharistic hymn "Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, der von uns den Gotteszorn wandt" is #44 in the Melodeyen Gesangbuch (Hamburg, 1604). The text is Luther's translation of Jan Hus's original Latin hymn "Jesus Christus, nostra salus".

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, der von uns.

German.png German text

Original spelling
JEsus Christus vnser Heylandt
der von vns den Gottes zorne wandt
durch das bitter Leident sein
halff er vns aus der Hellen pein.