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 18:18 Choral
Bringt her dem Herren, for mezzo-soprano & continuo, SWV 283 (Op. 8/2) 03:08 Choral Vocal Music
St. Matthew Passion for 2 sopranos, alto, 3 tenors, 2 basses & chorus, SWV 479 1666 55:41 Choral
O süsser, o freundlicher, o gütiger Herr Jesu Christe, for tenor or soprano & continuo, SWV 285 (Op. 8/4) 04:29 Choral
O Jesu, nomen dulce, for tenor & continuo, SWV 308 (Op. 9/3) 03:32 Choral
Eile mich, Gott, zu erretten, for soprano & continuo, SWV 282 (Op. 8/1) 03:23 Choral Vocal Music
St. John Passion for soprano, 3 tenors, 2 basses & chorus, SWV 481 1665 35:22 Choral
Attendite, popule meus, motet for bass, 2 trombones or violins, 2 trombones & continuo, SWV 270 (Op. 6/14) 07:58 Choral Vocal Music
Anima mea liquefacta est, motet for 2 tenors, 2 flutes or cornets & continuo, SWV 263-264 (Op. 6/7-8) 07:55 Choral Vocal Music
Fili Mi, Absalon, motet for bass, 2 trombones or violins, 2 trombones & continuo, SWV 269 (Op. 6/13) 06:24 Choral Vocal Music
Meine Seele erhebt den Herren, motet for soprano, 2 violins (or other instruments) & continuo, SWV 344 (Op. 10/4) 07:25 Choral Vocal Music
Paratum cor meum, motet for soprano or tenor, 2 violins & continuo, SWV 257 (Op. 6/1) 04:05 Choral Vocal Music
Meine Seele erhebt den Herren, for double chorus & continuo ("German Magnificat," Der Schwanengesang), SWV 494 07:20 Choral
Psalmen Davids sampt etlichen Moteten und Concerten, for double chorus, instruments & continuo, SWV 22-47 (Op. 2) 22:00 Choral
Cantiones Sacrae, motets (41) for 4 voices & continuo, SWV 53-93 (Op. 4) 01:50:21 Choral
Selig sind die Toten, motet for 2 sopranos, alto, 2 tenors, bass & continuo, SWV 391 (Op. 11/23) 04:05 Choral
Tröstet, tröstet mein Volk, motet for 2 sopranos, alto, 2 tenors, bass & continuo, SWV 382 (Op. 11/14) 03:42 Choral
Das ist je gewißlich wahr, motet for 2 sopranos, alto, 2 tenors, bass & continuo, SWV 388 (Op. 11/20) 04:38 Choral
Ach Herr, straf mich nicht (Psalm 6), for double chorus & continuo, SWV 24 (Op. 2/3) 05:41 Choral
Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnunge (Psalm 84), for double chorus & continuo, SWV 29 (Op. 2/8) 07:24 Choral
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