Erhalt uns Herr bei deinem Wort (Johann Walter)
- Editor: Sabine Cassola (submitted 2015-10-11). Score information: A4, 41 pages, 801 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Full score and individual parts available
- Editor: Gerd Eichler (submitted 2014-01-21). Score information: A4, 28 pages, 247 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Transcribed from original print, Original note values and key signature, Musica Ficta clearly marked, original text spelling. Alternate wording for first verse included. Raising notest to a major third in resolutions often clash with other notes and is therefore avoided in general. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
First published: 1566
Description: All 5 verses of the "Christian children song" are composed in separately. The motet concludes with "Verleih uns Frieden gnädiglich" as 6th verse. The 5th part is always a soprano (Secundus Discantus). The 6th part "Vagans" requires different voices in the 6 verses: 1. baritone, 2. soprano, 3./4. tenor, 5. bass, 6. tenor. In the 3rd and 5th verse the 2nd soprano has the text of Latin hymns
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort.
Original text and translations may be found at Verleih uns Frieden.
5 O adoranda Trinitas, o veneranda Unitas.
5 O heilge Dreifaltigkeit, o hochgelobte Einigkeit