Jun 19

Herr, lehre doch mich [Lord, make me to know mine end], from Ein deutsches Requiem [A German Requiem] (Psalm 39:4-7) – Johannes Brahms

 

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English: Johannes Brahms (1833–1897), German composer, 1889 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Psalm 39:4-7 [German]

Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is: that I may know how frail I am.

Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah.

Surely every man walketh in a vain shew: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them.

And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.

Herr, lehre doch mich (1866) from Ein deutsches Requiem, nach Worten der heiligen Schrift [A German Requiem, To Words of the Holy Scriptures] Op. 45, by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)


Performed by KammerChor Hofheim, Monteverdichor Budapest

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Jun 18

Selig sind, die da Leid tragen [Blessed are they that mourn], from Ein deutsches Requiem [A German Requiem] (Matthew 5:4; Psalm 126:5-6) – Johannes Brahms

 

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English: Johannes Brahms (1833–1897), German composer, 1889 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Matthew 5:4; Psalm 126:5-6 [German]

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.

He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

Selig sind, die da Leid tragen (1865) from Ein deutsches Requiem, nach Worten der heiligen Schrift [A German Requiem, To Words of the Holy Scriptures] Op. 45, by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)


Performed by KammerChor Hofheim, Monteverdichor Budapest

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For soprano voice solo, baritone voice solo, SATB choir and piano accompaniment. Op. 45 (Text Language: German). 96 pages. Duration circa 70 minutes. Published by Edition Peters

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