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21306373

Behold, how good and pleasant

By Heinrich Schutz

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SSATB Voices, Ctto muto (Vl), Vl (Fl trav), Fg (Vne), Bc
Composed by Heinrich Schutz (1585-1672). Edited by Uwe Wolf. Arranged by Daniel Ivo de Oliveira. Sacred vocal music. Stuttgart Urtext Edition: Schutz. Sacred vocal music, Secular choral music. Full score. SWV 48. Duration 7 minutes. Carus Verlag #CV 20.048/00. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.2004800).

Item Number: CA.2004800

ISBN 9790007239749. Language: German.

Heinrich Schutz's setting of Psalm 133 was composed for the wedding of his "amiable and much-loved" brother Georg Schutz which took place on 9 August 1619 in St Nicholas's Church in Leipzig. With its colorful instrumental accompaniment, this intimate composition may be regarded as one of the most charming works of its time. At the same time it is probably the first work by Schutz which gives us a sense of the concertante style of the Symphoniae sacrae I which were to follow.

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