Wohl dem, der den Herren fürchtet (Psalm 128), SWV 44 (Heinrich Schütz)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2015-07-23). Score information: A4, 17 pages, 178 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Clefs modernised. Time signature changed from 4/2 to 2/2. Source may be found at IMSLP.
Title: Wohl dem, der den Herren fürchtet (Psalm 128), SWV 44
Composer: Heinrich Schütz
Lyricist: Psalm 128
Number of voices: 10vv Voicing: T.S.SATB.SATB
Genre: Sacred, Motet
Instruments: Mixed ensemble
First published: 1619 in Psalmen Davids, Op. 2, no. 23
2nd published: 1887 in Heinrich Schütz: Sämtliche Werke, Volume 3, no. 10
3rd published: 1994 in Neue Schütz-Ausgabe, Volume 26, no. 1
Description: The source is marked for cornets, violin, trombones and continuo, but underlay is provided for all the instrumental parts, apart from the continuo. It could therefore be sung as an 18-part motet, with voicing SSATT.SATTB.SATB.SATB, but with some very high soprano notes and some very low bass notes.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 128.