Matthew 5:4; Psalm 126:5-6 [German]
4 Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.
5 They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
6 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
MP3: Selig sind, die da Leid tragen / Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle
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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