Dvořák: Biblické písně (Biblical Songs), B. 185, Op. 99 (arr. for voice & organ)

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  • Composer: Antonín Dvořák
  • Arranger: Klaus Uwe Ludwig
  • Instrumentation (this edition): Organ, Voice
  • Originally for: Piano, Voice
  • Work: Biblické písně (Biblical Songs), B. 185, Op. 99
  • Work Languages: Czech, German
  • ISMN: 9790004184189
  • Size: 9.1 x 12.0 inches
  • Pages: 36

Description

The 10-lieder cycle, Biblical Songs, Op. 99, was composed in the spring of 1894 in New York City, where Antonín Dvořák lived for nearly two years. Homesickness and sad news of the death of composer friends, together with his own father's poor state of health, may have prompted Dvořák to choose the intimate form and religious subject. All of the cycle's texts derive from the "Book of Psalms" in the Old Testament. Klaus Uwe Ludwig's moving organ arrangement, close to the original, is based on the Dvořák Complete Edition. in translating the text from Czech to German, Ludwig respected to the utmost the content and speech rhythms paramount in the original.

  1. Wolken and Dunkel sind rings um den Herren (Oblak a mrákota jest vůkol Něho) | (Psalm 97, 2–6)
  2. Schuetze mich, denn du bist mein Schirm (Skrýše má a paveza má Ty jsi) | (Psalm 119, 114, 115, 117, 120)
  3. Hoer, o Gott, o hoere mein Gebet (Slyš, ó Bože! slyš modlitbu mou) | (Psalm 55, 2–9)
  4. Gott, der ist mein guter Hirt (Hospodin jest můj pastýř) | (Psalm 23, 1–4)
  5. Herr, o mein Gott (Bože! Bože! Píseň novou) | (Psalm 144, 9; Psalm 145, 2, 3, 5, 6)
  6. Hoer, o Gott, wie ich dich anflehe (Slyš, ó Bože, volání mé) | (aus Psalm 61, 2, 4, 5; Psalm 63, 2, 5)
  7. An den Wassern Babylons (Při řekách babylonských) | (Psalm 137, 1–5)
  8. Wende dich mir zu (Popatřiž na mne a smiluj se nade mnou) | (Psalm 25, 16–18, 20)
  9. Ich hebe die Augen auf zu den Bergen (Pozdvihuji očí svých k horám) | (Psalm 121, 1–4)
  10. Singt ihm ein neues Lied (Zpívejte Hospodinu píseň novou) | (Psalm 98, 1, 4, 5, 7, 8)

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