Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern a 2 (Michael Praetorius)

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Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2011-05-24).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 19 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original key. MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
Composers: Michael Praetorius and Philipp Nicolai
Lyricist: Philipp Nicolai

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: SS
Genre: SacredChorale   Meter: 887. 887. 484. 8

Language: German
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1610 in Musae Sioniae, neundter Theil, no. 208

Description: This is a setting of the first verse of "Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern", for two voices with continuo ("pro organo si placet"). The next three verses are:
No. 209: verse 2, Ei mein Perle, du werte Kron (a 3)
No. 210: verse 3, Geuß sehr tief in das Herz hinein (a 4)
No. 211: verse 4, Von Gott kömmt mir ein Freudenschein (a 5)

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern.