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Zum Gloria

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ehre, Ehre sey Gott in der Höhe!
Singet der Himmlischen selige Schaar.
Ehre, Ehre sey Gott in der Höhe!
Stammeln auch wir, die die Erde gebar.
Staunen nur kann ich, und staunend mich freu'n;
Vater der Welten! doch stimm' ich mit ein:
Ehre sey Gott in der Höhe!

Ehre, Ehre sey Gott in der Höhe!
Kündet der Sterne strahlendes Heer.
Ehre, Ehre sey Gott in der Höhe!
Säuseln die Lüfte, brauset das Meer.
[Feyrender]1 Wesen unendlicher Chor
Jubelt im ewigen Danklied' empor:
Ehre sey Gott in der Höhe!

Translation(s): FRE

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Confirmed with Johann Philipp Neumann, Gesänge zur Feyer des heiligen Opfers der Messe. Nebst einem Anhange enthaltend: das Gebeth des Herrn. Wien, bey Anton von Haykul, 1827, pages 4-5.

1 Schubert: "Feiernder"

Submitted by Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]


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

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Pour le Gloria", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2017-12-12 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2017-12-12 11:42:11

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