Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her (Bartholomeus Gesius)

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  • (Posted 2016-05-24)   CPDL #39770:         
Editor: Gerhard Weydt (submitted 2016-05-24).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 21 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: vv. 1-3 underlaid. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her
Composer: Bartholomeus Gesius
Lyricist: Martin Luther

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SacredMotetChorale

Language: German
Instruments: a cappella

First published: 1601 in Geistliche Deutsche Lieder

Description: Chorale-style harmonization of Luther's tune

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Vom Himmel hoch.