Spes mea, Christe Deus, SWV 69 (Heinrich Schütz)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2015-04-05). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 67 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Clefs modernised. Transposed up a tone. Note values halved from bar 31. Source is in IMSLP.
First published: 1625 in Cantiones sacrae, Op. 4, no. 17
2nd published: 1887 in Heinrich Schütz: Sämtliche Werke, Volume 4, no. 17
3rd published: 2004 in Neue Schütz-Ausgabe, Volume 8, no. 17
Description: The triple measures are originally notated 3 semibreves with circle slash; the cantus switches back to C at m. 35, confirming that m. 30's half measure is equal to the following triplet.
Original text and translations
Spes mea, Christe Deus,
O Christ, my God, my hope,