Fünf Canons

Song Cycle by Anton von Webern (1883 - 1945)

Word count: 111

French (Français) translation: Cinq canons

1. Christus factus est pro nobis[sung text checked 1 time]

Christus factus est pro nobis
obediens usque ad mortem,
mortem autem crucis.
Propter quod et Deus exaltavit illum:
et dedit illi nomen
quod est super omne nomen.

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , "Christus is voor ons geworden"
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Jeroen Scholten

2. Dormi Jesu, mater ridet[sung text checked 1 time]

Dormi Jesu, mater ridet,
Quae tam dulcem somnum videt,
Dormi Jesu, blandule!
Si non dormis, Mater plorat,
Inter fila cantans orat;
Blande, veni, somnule.

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Slaap nu Jezus, mama glimlacht", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

First published in Morning Post, December 1801 by "A Correspondent in Germany"

Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

3. Crux fidelis, inter omnes arbor una nobilis[sung text checked 1 time]

Crux fidelis, inter omnes arbor una nobilis:
nulla silva talem profert,
fronde, flore, germine.
Dulce lignum, dulces clavos, dulce pondus sustinet.

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , "Betrouwbaar kruis", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Jeroen Scholten

4. Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo, et mundabor[sung text checked 1 time]

Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo, et mundabor:
lavabis me, et super nivem dealbador.
Miserere mei, Deus,
secundum magnam misericordiam tuam.

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , "Besprenkel mij, Heer"
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Lau Kanen [Guest Editor]

5. Crucem tuam adoramus, Domine[sung text checked 1 time]

Crucem tuam adoramus, Domine:
et sanctam resurrectionem tuam laudamus
et glorificamus: ecce enim propter lignum
venit gaudium in universo mundo.

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , "Uw kruis vereren wij, Heer", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Jeroen Scholten