Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672)

Schütz' "Unser Wandel ist im Himmel" is one of his great Epistle settings from the collection Geistliche Chormusik published in 1648.  The transcendent Pauline text is matched word-for-word by the profound and inspired musical setting.  What may seem like an impossible task, to set such doctrine, becomes a living and breathing organism.

©Craig Smith

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