Pseaume 96 - Chantez à Dieu chanson nouvelle (Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck)

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  • (Posted 2017-12-18)   CPDL #48081:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2017-12-18).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 60 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Reformatting of #982, with minor changes to underlay, and to slurring. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • CPDL #27213:         
Editor: Gerd Eichler (submitted 2012-09-24).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 65 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Mensural notation, original key and note values, original text spelling, musica ficta clearly marked, clefs modernized. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Last revised: 2012-09-27.
  • CPDL #00982:        (Finale 1998)
Editor: Rafael Ornes (submitted 2000-06-21).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 66 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

German setting: Sing, Erde, sing in frohen Chören

  • CPDL #11297:  IMSLP1.png PDF, MIDI and MusiXTex files
Editor: Christof K. Biebricher (submitted 2006-03-21).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 47 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: German setting of Psalm 96, original French setting also available.

General Information

Title: Psalm 96 - Chantez a Dieu
Composer: Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: French
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1621 in Pseaumes de David, Livre 4, no. 1

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Video of performance of this piece (one tone down) by dwsChorale

Original text and translations

French.png French text

Chantez à Dieu chanson nouvelle,
Chantez, ô terre universelle,
Chantez, et son Nom bénissez.
Et de jour en jour annoncez
Sa délivrance solennelle.

English.png English translation

Sing to the Lord a new song,
Sing, all the earth,
Sing, and bless his name.
And from day to day announce
His great salvation (lit. "solemn deliverance" ).

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 96.