Gib unsern Fürsten, SWV 373 (Heinrich Schütz)

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General Information

Title: Gib unsern Fürsten, SWV 373
Composer: Heinrich Schütz

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella or Instruments (colla parte) and Basso continuo ad lib.

Published: 1648

Description: No. 5 from Geistliche Chormusik

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Original text and translations

German.png German text

Gib unsern Fürsten und aller Obrigkeit Fried und gut Regiment,
daß wir unter ihnen ein geruhig und stilles Leben führen mögen
in aller Gottseligkeit und Ehrbarkeit.

English.png English translation

Give to our sovereigns and to all authorities peace and good government,
so that we may live a steady and untroubled life under them,
in all blessedness and respectability.