Gottfried August Homilius (17141785)

Ergreifet die Psalter, ihr christlichen Chöre

Cantata for Advent HoWV II.1

for: 2 soloists (ST), 2 mixed choirs (SATB, SATB), orchestra, basso continuo

Score (Urtext edition)

Item no.577979
Author/ComposerGottfried August Homilius
EditorUwe Wolf
Languagegerman
Scope60 pages; 21 × 30 cm
Duration17 minutes
Release year2010
Publisher/ProducerCarus Verlag
Producer No.CARUS 37205-00
ISMN9790007095499
29.95 €
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (Germany )
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Description

Soli ST, Coro SATB/SATB, 2 Ob, 3 Tr, Timp, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Gottfried August Homilius’s cantatas were exceedingly popular in their day. They are extant up until today in sources originating from all over the German speaking Protestant regions – from Switzerland to the Baltic states.

Content

  • Coro: "Ergreifet die Psalter, ihr christlichen Chöre"
  • Recitativo (T): "Wohl dem, der länger nicht bei Sündern sich verweilt"
  • Aria (S): "Fall vor ihm hin im heiligen Kleide"
  • Coro: "Dir, König der Ehren, frohlocken die Lieder"