Christ lag in Todesbanden a 5 (Michael Praetorius)

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  • CPDL #23581:        (Finale 2011)
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2011-05-19).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 19 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original key. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Christ lag in Todesbanden
Composer: Michael Praetorius
Lyricist: Martin Luther

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredHymnMotet   Meter: 77. 77. 77. 74

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1607 in Musae Sioniae, fünffter Theil, no. 125

Description: The chorale melody, in long notes, is in the soprano; this is a simpler setting than #126.

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Christ lag in Todesbanden.