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Selig sind die Toten, die in dem [Herrn]1 sterben, von nun an. Ja der Geist [spricht, daß sie]2 ruhen von ihrer Arbeit; [denn]3 ihre Werke folgen ihnen nach.
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1 Schütz: "Herren"
2 Schütz: "spricht:/ sie"
3 Schütz: "und"
- by Bible or other Sacred Texts , from Revelation 14:13 [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897), "Selig sind die Toten", op. 45 no. 7 [chorus, orchestra], from Ein deutsches Requiem, no. 7. [ sung text checked 1 time]
- by Martin Frey (1872 - 1946), "Selig sind die Toten, die in dem Herrn sterben", op. 47, published 1915 [four-part mixed chorus a cappella], Leipzig: Steingräber Verlag [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
- by Heinrich Schütz (1585 - 1672), "Selig sind die Toten", SWV. 391. [chorus] [ sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Benaurats siguin els difunts", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Zalig zijn de doden", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Ahmed E. Ismail) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- EST Estonian (Eesti keel) (Bible or other Sacred Texts)
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Beati coloro che sono morti", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Ahmed E. Ismail
This text was added to the website: 2006-01-02
Line count: 6
Word count: 28
Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord from henceforth. Yea, saith the spirit, that they rest from their labors, and their works shall follow them.
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- Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2010 by Ahmed E. Ismail, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
- a text in German (Deutsch) by Bible or other Sacred Texts , from Revelation 14:13
This text was added to the website: 2010-04-04
Line count: 6
Word count: 27