Ego enim inique egi, SWV 58 (Heinrich Schütz)
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- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2015-04-20). Score information: A4, 5 pages, 81 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Clefs modernised. Source may be found at IMSLP.
First published: 1625 in Cantiones sacrae, Op. 4, no. 6
2nd published: 1887 in Heinrich Schütz: Sämtliche Werke, Volume 4, no. 6
3rd published: 2004 in Neue Schütz-Ausgabe, Volume 8, no. 6
Description: This is the third part of Schütz's 5-part set of Passion motets (SWV 56-60). First part is Quid commisisti, O dulcissime puer; second part is Ego sum tui plaga doloris; fourth part is Quo, nate Dei; fifth part is Calicem salutaris accipiam.
Original text and translations
Ego enim inique egi, tu poena mulctaris;
Immers, ik heb mij onbillijk gedragen,
I indeed acted wickedly, You were punished in retribution;