Distler: Four motets for Advent and Christmas


Like Hugo Distler's Weihnachtsgeschichte op. 10, in a deeply heartfelt style, his Christmas motets, written at various times in his life, sound as emphatically vivid in their expression. With madrigalian energy he evokes images of light, imbued with a powerful sense of hope. In the process he uses ancient mystical and Lutheran texts and melodies, and shapes the traditions in his own style. This edition contains new and alternative texts to extend the range of uses. For example, the jewel among Distler's song-motets "Die Sonne sinkt von hinnen" with its new text can now be used during Advent.

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16 pages, DIN A4, paperback
EUR9,95 / copies

choral score

12 pages, DIN A4, without cover
EUR4,95 / copies
Available from 20 copies
from 20 copies 4,95 EUR
from 40 copies 4,46 EUR
from 60 copies 3,96 EUR

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Carus hat hier in dieser Sammlung Einzelwerke Distlers aus verschiedenen Schaffensperioden kompiliert: von einem Frühwerk ...über die Choralmotette ...bis hin zur mitreißenden, kanonisch angelegten Adventmotette.

Singende Kirche 4/2015



In den «Vier Motetten für Advent und Weihnachten» hat der Distler-Experte Klaus-Martin Bresgott die überlieferten Texte behutsam bearbeiten lassen...

Chorzeit 11/2015