Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758)

Ps. 89. 9. "Herre Gud Zebaoth" / Psalm 89:9 "Herre Gud Sebaot" [Psalm no. 89, verse 8 (sic), according to the King James Version ("O Lord God of hosts")]

HRV 702

  • Year of composition: after 1728 (according to Holm)
  • Work category: Voices and other instruments
  • Text author: Book of Psalms no. 89:9[8], 10-11, 12-15, 16-17, 18-19 (Old Testament)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Instrumentation

cont. (no figures)

Solo voices/choir

solo voices: soprano, bass

Location for score and part material

Handwritten copies can be found at the Musik- och teaterbiblioteket (Ro:77a, Ro:80, Ro:82) as well as movement no. 4 as a separate score (Ro:78b)

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Ro:79

Literature

Holm, Anna Lena: "Tematisk förteckning över J.H. Romans vokalverk". Musikaliska akademiens bibliotek (1994)

Description of work

[1.] (no tempo marking) E-flat major 3/4
[2.] (no tempo marking) E-flat major 3/4
[3.] (no tempo marking) A-flat major 4/4 (C)
[4.] (no tempo marking) B-flat minor 3/4
[5.] Vivace E-flat major 3/4


Work comment

Authenticated work (according to Holm)


Libretto/text

[1.] Herre Gud Zebaoth
ho [sic] är såsom en mäktig Herre

[2.] Tu råder öfver hafvet
thet [sic] stormande hafvet

[3.] Himmel och jord äro tin:
Tu hafver grundat jordens krets

[4.] Väl är the folke [sic] som frögdas kan
Herre, the skola vandra för tit ansiktes lius [sic]

[5.] Ty tu äst [sic] theras starkelse
berömelse [sic] och genom tina nåde