Heilig, Heilig, Heilig, Heilig ist der Herr!

Mesure 62
Creative Commons License photo credit: vincent.m

Franz Schubert

Heilig, heilig, heilig, heilig ist der Herr!
Heilig, heilig, heilig, heilig ist nur Er!

Er, der nie begonnen,
Er, der immer war;
Ewig ist und waltet, sein wird immer dar

Allmacht, Wunder, Liebe, Alles rings umher!
Heilig, Heilig, Heilig ist der Herr.

Holy, holy, holy, holy is the Lord!
Holy, holy, holy, holy is He alone!

He, who had no beginning,
He, who always was;
Eternally is, and reigns and will be evermore

Almighty, wonder, omnipresent love!
Holy, holy, holy, holy is the Lord!

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10 Responses to Heilig, Heilig, Heilig, Heilig ist der Herr!

  1. Edith says:

    I just found this today after doing some google searching for lyrics & score. This piece has been going through my mind the last few days & its wonderful to have found it to listen to it.

    • drew says:

      Edith, I’m so glad you were able to find this post and enjoy listening to this thrice holy declaration of praise! You should know that the recording is done by the Trinity College Choir of Cambridge.

  2. Lois says:

    Having sung this years ago in choir, I find it totally worshipful and soothing.

  3. Charles says:

    Thanks for this posting. I have been looking for this lyrics in English for long.
    Thank you and may God bless you.

  4. Magnificent. Now I know the original German lyrics too. God bless you, and all of Wycliffe.

  5. Anon says:

    My dad chose this for my mum’s funeral. Gives me great comfort.

  6. Beth says:

    Thank you for posting this, it has been going through my mind as well. Sang it recently at an MCC conference and couldn’t find it in any of my hymnbooks. Such a beautiful expression of reverence to God that has stood the test of time.

  7. johanna bernard says:

    My spirit worships and is so moved by this song I remember when I lived in Europe ..I long to find an accompaniment CD, where would I find it? I sing often in church gatherings.

  8. gabriel says:

    hi all, it is from schubert’s so called ‘german mass’ [deutsche messe] reference d872 one of the most beautiful exaltations of our eternal Creator!
    see also http://www.google.co.za/search?num=50&hl=en&lr=&q=franz+schubert+d+872&oq=franz+schubert+d+872&aq=f&aqi=g-sv1&aql=&gs_sm=s&gs_upl=135647l139131l0l141789l5l5l0l0l0l0l381l1561l2-2.3l5l0
    God bless!
    gabriel

  9. caterman says:

    at last, i found it. was very disapointed in not finding this great plugin on winamp.com. i thought i lost it for ever. great to have it back.

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