Ein Lämmlein geht und trägt die Schuld
A lamb goes uncomplaining forth


Distler, Hugo (1908-1942) [Germany]

Text by Gerhardt, Paul (1607-1676) [Germany] (1648)
Published by Concordia [USA] , 1986
Ref. : 97-5892  (4 p.)
Editor or author of the restitution: Palmer, Larry
Type of material: Score with keyboard for rehearsal only
Copyright : Bärenreiter, 1965 (German edition)
Other titles on the same score: Fürwahr, er trug unsere Krankheit ; In truth he took up our own sickness
Text in: English + adapted in German
Epoque: 20th century (1900-1949)
Genre-Style-Form: Sacred ; Chorale ; Motet
Type of Choir: SATB (4 mixed voices)
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 3
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): B
Tonality: F major
Duration: 1.5 min.
Liturgical Use: Lent ; Passion ; Maundy Thursday
Musicological Sources: From Geistliche Chormusik ; This chorale, and the preceding motet, were originally intended as the closing chorus of Distler's projected Saint John passion.
Source of text: Composite translation