Komm, heiliger Geist (Samuel Scheidt)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2013-11-24).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 110 kB   Copyright: Personal
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Title: Komm, heiliger Geist
Composer: Samuel Scheidt

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SATB.SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1620 in Cantiones sacrae, p. 8

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Original text and translations

German.png German text

Komm, heiliger Geist, Herre Gott,
erfüll mit deiner Gnaden Gut
deiner Gläubigen Herz, Mut und Sinn,
dein brünstig Lieb entzünd in ihn.
O Herr, durch deines Lichtes Glast
zu dem Glauben versammelt hast
das Volk aus aller Welt Zungen;
das sei dir, Herr, zu Lob gesungen.
Alleluia.
 

English.png English translation

Come, Holy Spirit, Lord God,
fill with your manifold goodness
the heart, spirit and mind of your believers,
kindle your ardent love in them.
O Lord, who by your splendid light
hath gathered in faith
people from all the tongues of the world;
so, Lord, that praise may there be sung unto you.
Alleluia.