Pseaume 44 - Or avons nous de nos oreilles (Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck)

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General Information

Title: Psaume 44 Or avons nous de nos oreilles
Composer: Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
Lyricist: Théodore de Bèze

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

Language: French
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1613 in Pseaumes de David, Livre 2, no. 3

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Original text and translations

French.png French text

Or avons nous de nos oreilles,
Seigneur, entendu tes merveilles
Raconter à nos peres vieux,
Faictes jadis et devant eux.
Ta main a les peuples chassés,
Plantant nos peres en leur place:
Tu as les peuples oppressés,
Y faisant germer nostre race.

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 44.