Selig sind die Toten
Selig sind die Toten (English: Blessed are the dead), is a line from the Bible frequently used in funeral music of German-speaking composers.
Other settings include those by Johann Schein, Gottfried Scheidt, Karl Piutti, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Georg Philipp Telemann Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (op. 115 n. 1), and Brahms in his Ein Deutsches Requiem.
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