Why then has the light been given
Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühseligen

Why then has the light been given for such misery- Let us all lift our hearts and our hands to Heaven- Truly we call them happy that have endured steadfast- In peace and joy I go my way


Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897) [Germany]

Text by Luther, Martin (1483-1546) [Germany] (1524)
Adaptor of the text: Lunn, Jean [Canada]
Published by Edition Peters [Germany] , 1968
Ref. : 3912-12 ; 66135  (19 p.)
Type of material: Score with keyboard for rehearsal only
Text in: English + adapted in German
Epoque: 19th century (1850-1899)
Genre-Style-Form: Sacred ; Motet ; Romantic
Type of Choir: SSATBB (6 mixed voices)
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 4
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): D
Tonality: D minor ; F major
Duration: 9.0 min.
Biblical references: Job/ Lamentations/ James : 3:20-23/ 3:41/ 5:11
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Audio excerpt sung by Kammerchor Stuttgart conducted by Frieder Bernius

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