Zwei Motetten.- O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf

O Saviour, rend the heav'ns on high


Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897) [Germany]

Arr.: Lunn, Jean [Canada]

Mel.: Anonyme

Text by Spee, Friedrich von (1591-1635) [Germany] (1622)
Published by Edition Peters [Germany], 1964
Ref. : 6560
Text in: English + adapted in German
Epoque: 19th century (1850-1899)
Genre-Style-Form: Motet ; Sacred ; Romantic
Type of Choir: SATB  (4 mixed voices )
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 4
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): C
Duration: 6.0 min.
Liturgical Use: Advent
Origin: Germany
Musicological Sources: Melodie: Köln, 1638; Rheinfelsisches Gesangbuch, Augsburg 1666
Source of text: Kolner Gesangbuch (1623)
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Audio excerpt sung by Ensemble polyphonique d'Alsace conducted by Erwin List

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