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O Jesu, te invocamus

By Franz Joseph Haydn

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SATB choir, 2 oboes, 2 clarinos/trumpets, timpani, 2 violins, basso continuo
Composed by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809). Edited by Armin Kircher. Arranged by Paul Horn. This edition: Paperbound. Stuttgart Urtext Edition. German title: O Jesu, te invocamus. Hymnus/Motetto. Motets. Full score. With Language: Latin/German. Composed 1768. XXIVa:6/8b. Duration 7 minutes. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.5199300).

Item Number: CA.5199300

ISBN M-007-09377-8.

The motet O Jesu, te invocamus arose through an adaptation of the text of the final chorus of Joseph Haydn's -Applausus, a festive cantata composed in 1768. For church music performances, the Latin text O Jesu, te invocamus was closely attached to the primary text and often only single words were replaced. The German alternative text Allmachtiger, Preis dir und Ehre, for which there was neither a biblical nor a liturgical basis, was added to the Latin text.

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