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Hymnus an den heiligen Geist

Language: German (Deutsch)

Herr, unser Gott! erhöre unser Flehen,
Die sehnend auf zu dir, zu dir, Allgüt'ger, sehen;
Herab auf uns sieh', Tröster du,
In unser Herz leg' Himmelsruh'!

Erfülle uns mit Kraft und Glaubensmuth,
Verlass' auf unserm Pfad uns nicht!
Es leite uns zu dem, was recht und gut.
O Herr, verlass' uns nicht!


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Note: This is the text which was published with the first edition of Schubert's Hymnus an den heiligen Geist as op. posth. 154 by Anton Diabelli in 1849. Schubert's manuscript conveys a rather different text.


Submitted by Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

Authorship

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

  • by Franz Peter Schubert (1797 - 1828), "Hymnus an den heiligen Geist", op. posth. 154, D. 948 (1828), published 1849, first performed 1829 [ttbb quartet, ttbb chorus, and orchestra], A. Diabelli & Co., VN 8778, Wien; note: two versions (version 1: a cappella, version 2: with wind instruments) [ sung text verified 1 time]

Set in a modified version by Franz Peter Schubert.

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

  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "Hymn to the Holy Spirit", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Hymne à l'Esprit saint", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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