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Original

O Heiland, reiß die Himmel auf, Op. 74, No. 2. Johannes Brahms. A cappella. Sacred , Motet. Language. German. SATB.

Translation

O Heiland, reiß die Himmel auf, Op. 74, No. 2. Johannes Brahms. A cappella. Sacred , Motet. Language. German. SATB.

Original

Brahms wrote three sets of Motets. Opus 29, 74 and 110. O Heiland reiß die Himmel auf,. Opus 74, No. 2. reflects Brahms’ high art of contrapuntal writing, very much influenced by his familiarity of music by Bach. All movements are based on a chorale, which is sung as "cantus firmus" alternately by the sopranos, altos, tenors and basses. The fourth section. or verse. , Hie Leiden wir die größte Not, is especially expressive and represents a harmonic beauty typical of Brahms’ works. http. www. csbsju. edu. internationalchoir. 2005. program. htm. Metric translations include Willis Wager's "O Saviour throw the heavens". Copyright 1940. and Martin L. Seltz's "O Saviour rend the heavens wide". copyright 1969, in Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary & Lutheran Service Book.

Translation

Brahms wrote three sets of Motets. Opus 29, 74 and 110. O Heiland reiß die Himmel auf,. Opus 74, No. 2. reflects Brahms’ high art of contrapuntal writing, very much influenced by his familiarity of music by Bach. All movements are based on a chorale, which is sung as "cantus firmus" alternately by the sopranos, altos, tenors and basses. The fourth section. or verse. , Hie Leiden wir die größte Not, is especially expressive and represents a harmonic beauty typical of Brahms’ works. http. www. csbsju. edu. internationalchoir. 2005. program. htm. Metric translations include Willis Wager's "O Saviour throw the heavens". Copyright 1940. and Martin L. Seltz's "O Saviour rend the heavens wide". copyright 1969, in Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary & Lutheran Service Book.
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