Heinrich Schütz

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Heinrich Schütz was the greatest German composer of his time, and one of the first composers to achieve a truly international stature.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Die sieben Worte unsers lieben Erlösers und Seeligmachers Jesu Christi, for soloists, 5 instruments & continuo, SWV 478 1657 Choral
St. Matthew Passion for 2 sopranos, alto, 3 tenors, 2 basses & chorus, SWV 479 1666 Choral
Eile mich, Gott, zu erretten, for soprano & continuo, SWV 282 (Op. 8/1) Choral Vocal Music
Bringt her dem Herren, for mezzo-soprano & continuo, SWV 283 (Op. 8/2) Choral Vocal Music
O Jesu, nomen dulce, for tenor & continuo, SWV 308 (Op. 9/3) Choral
St. John Passion for soprano, 3 tenors, 2 basses & chorus, SWV 481 1665 Choral
O süsser, o freundlicher, o gütiger Herr Jesu Christe, for tenor or soprano & continuo, SWV 285 (Op. 8/4) Choral
Fili Mi, Absalon, motet for bass, 2 trombones or violins, 2 trombones & continuo, SWV 269 (Op. 6/13) Choral Vocal Music
Meine Seele erhebt den Herren, motet for soprano, 2 violins (or other instruments) & continuo, SWV 344 (Op. 10/4) Choral Vocal Music
Symphoniae Sacrae, Book 2, motets (27) for voices, instruments & continuo, SWV 341-367 (Op. 10) Choral
Anima mea liquefacta est, motet for 2 tenors, 2 flutes or cornets & continuo, SWV 263-264 (Op. 6/7-8) Choral Vocal Music
Attendite, popule meus, motet for bass, 2 trombones or violins, 2 trombones & continuo, SWV 270 (Op. 6/14) Choral Vocal Music
Paratum cor meum, motet for soprano or tenor, 2 violins & continuo, SWV 257 (Op. 6/1) Choral Vocal Music
Cantiones Sacrae, motets (41) for 4 voices & continuo, SWV 53-93 (Op. 4) Choral
Die Geburt unsers Herren Jesu Christi, for chorus, instruments & continuo, SWV 435 Choral
Psalmen Davids sampt etlichen Moteten und Concerten, for double chorus, instruments & continuo, SWV 22-47 (Op. 2) Choral
Il primo libro de madrigali, for 4-5 voices, SWV 1-19 (Op. 1) Vocal Music
Selig sind die Toten, motet for 2 sopranos, alto, 2 tenors, bass & continuo, SWV 391 (Op. 11/23) Choral
Meine Seele erhebt den Herren, for double chorus & continuo ("German Magnificat," Der Schwanengesang), SWV 494 Choral
Das ist je gewißlich wahr, motet for 2 sopranos, alto, 2 tenors, bass & continuo, SWV 388 (Op. 11/20) Choral
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