Weihnachten, Op. 79, No. 1 (Felix Mendelssohn)

From ChoralWiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Music files

L E G E N D Disclaimer How to download
Icon_pdf.gif Pdf
Icon_snd.gif Midi
MusicXML.png MusicXML
Finale.png Finale
Network.png Web Page
File details.gif File details
Question.gif Help
  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2019-11-16)   CPDL #55929:  Network.png (PDF & MIDI files) Network.png (LilyPond files)
Editor: Jonathan Scholbach (submitted 2019-11-16).   Score information: A4, 2 pages   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: This is part of the public domain edition of a capella christmas music Nun singet und seid froh.
  • (Posted 2015-05-09)   CPDL #35362:     
Editor: Robert Urmann (submitted 2015-05-09).   Score information: Executive, 2 pages, 172 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: 8 staves per staff group
  • CPDL #00255:        (Finale 1998)
Editor: Rafael Ornes (submitted 1999-08-05).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 51 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Weihnachten, MWV B 42 (Op. 79, No. 1)
Work: Sechs Sprüche, MWV SD 42 (Op. 79)
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SSAATTBB
Genre: SacredMotetAnthem, Christmas

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1874-1877 in Mendelssohn’s Werke


External websites:

Original text and translations

German.png German text

Frohlocket, ihr Völker auf Erden, und preiset Gott!
Der Heiland ist erschienen, den der Herr verheißen.
Er hat seine Gerechtigkeit der Welt offenbaret.

English.png English translation

Rejoice, ye people of the earth, and praise God!
The redeemer is come, whom the Lord has promised.
He has revealed his justice to the world.

Spanish.png Spanish translation

¡Alegraos, gente de la tierra, y alabad a Dios!
El Redentor ha venido, como el Señor había prometido.
Él ha mostrado su justicia en el mundo.