2 Motets, Op.74 (Brahms, Johannes)

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Motet No.1

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Motet No.2

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1879. Plates 8056, 8058.
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Publisher. Info. Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 21:
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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1926-27. Plate J.B. 112.
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No.1 Warum ist das Licht gegeben den Mühseligen

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4 more: Lasset uns unser Herz samt den Händen aufheben • Siehe wir preisen selig, die erduldet haben • Mit Fried und Freud ich hahr dahin • Engraving files (Capella)

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No.2 O Heiland, reiß die Himmel auf

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Work Title 2 Motets
Alternative. Title
Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.74
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 77
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 motets:
  1. Warum ist das Licht gegeben den Mühseligen? Langsam undausdrucksvoll (D minor)
    I. Warum ist das Licht gegeben den Mühseligen? Langsam undausdrucksvoll (D minor)
    II. Lasset uns unser Herz samt den Händen aufheben. Wenig bewegter (F major)
    III. Siehe wir preisen selig, die erduldet haben. Langsam und sanft (C major)
    IV. Choral. Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr' dahin (D dorian)
  2. O Heiland, reiß' die Himmel auf (F dorian)
    Verse I. Tempo giusto (F dorian)
    Verse II. [Tempo giusto] (F dorian)
    Verse III. [Tempo giusto] (F dorian)
    Verse IV. Tempo giusto (C minor)
    Verse V. Allegro (F dorian)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1863–64 (No.2), 1877 (No.1)
First Performance. 1878-12-08 Vienna (No.1)
1880-01-30 Hamburg (No.2)
First Publication. 1878 (December) - Berlin: N. Simrock
Librettist 1. Martin Luther (1483–1546), after the Bible
2. Friedrich von Spee (1591–1635)
Language German
Dedication Philipp Spitta
Average DurationAvg. Duration 16 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation No.1 mixed chorus (SSATBB)
No.2 mixed chorus (SATB)
External Links The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive
KDH Listening Guide
CPDL:Choral Public Domain Library / ChoralWiki
Warum ist das Licht gegeben den Mühseligen
O Heiland, reiß die Himmel auf

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