Dona Nobis Pacem

Dona Nobis Pacem

Von allen Songs, die jemals geschrieben wurden, können die Einfachen einige der Besten sein. "Dona Nobis Pacem", was bedeutet "Gewähre uns Frieden", ist ein solches Lied. Die einfache, aber kraftvolle Botschaft der Songs ist in der heutigen Welt immer noch sehr wichtig.

Der Ursprung des Liedes ist nicht endgültig bekannt. Es wird manchmal Mozart zugeschrieben, aber die Quelle wird gewöhnlich in den meisten musikalischen Texten als "traditionell" bezeichnet. Während es ein schönes Stück ist, ist es aus akademischer Sicht nicht sehr gut geschrieben. Das bedeutet wahrscheinlich, dass die Hymne ihren Ursprung in der Volksmusik hat. Unsere beste Vermutung ist, dass es ein altes Weihnachtslied ist, das im 16 oder 17. Jahrhundert von einem unbekannten Komponisten in Deutschland geschrieben wurde. Es ist längst in einigen anderen europäischen Ländern weit verbreitet.

Heute ist es in vielen Kirchenhymnen und einem Teil des Agnus Dei aus der römisch-katholischen Messe präsent. Es wird gewöhnlich wegen seiner Botschaft des Friedens um die Weihnachtszeit gesungen.

Dona Nobis Pacem from Methodist Hymnal Dona Nobis Pacem. Fotokredit: Die United Methodist Hymnal

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Recherchiert und Geschrieben von: Thomas Acreman

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  Agnus Dei Aus der Katholischen Enzyklopädie 1907
  Dona Nobis Pacem Von der Westminster Presbyterian Church, Dayton, Ohio

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Dona Nobis Pacem

  • Frans Pennings
    Years ago we sang with a quire the song Dona Nobis. During that song I had to sing English text. The words were if I rember well If I had word... Do you happen to know where I can find this version of Dona Nobis. Gr, Frans Pennings Cuijk. Holland.
  • Wake
    Frans, If you are wanting to download the version on this page you should try this link below. They have three versions of the song there. If you are looking for a version of the text in another language please let me know and I will make a page with the text in that language for you.
  • john v plante
    If this is in reference to the Mozart traditional Dona Nobis Pacem that is commonly featured many times on U Tube etc, The one with 5 verses each of different melody. why can it not be found as a recording, cd or whatever for sale, anywhere. Do you know a source? John P. Thank you.
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  • Margaret
    I live in a retirement village and am aged 80. Eight of us, with the aid of one who was a music teacher, are trying to learn Dona Nobis Pacem to sing at our village's annual variety concert - without an accompanist! Please wish us luck! :)
  • John
    Good luck Margaret. Our Men's choir in Sydney sang another (non-Mozart) version of Pacem. Halfway through, we froze, and only slowly found our peace.
  • Margaret
    Thank you, John. Hope we don't freeze, but then it's warmer up here in Brisbane. :)
  • Wake
    Good luck to you Margaret! Post a link to your performance if at all possible. This is a beautiful song and every rendition is unique.
  • 1. Snobbish attitude towards "folk Music) 2. Peace is welcomed all the year round, not only at Christmastime.
  • Wake
    More like a distain for what is called "academic." I agree but the point still stands that it is sung more often around Christmastime.
  • Joan G
    Thank you for providing this service! My husband and I are doing a concert at a retirement home tomorrow (voice and Ukrainian bandura) with a mixture of Ukrainian and other music,and I couldn't locate the sheet music to check what to say about this song's origins in the introduction. I typed Dona Nobis Pacem into Google, and boom, there was your article with exactly what I needed! 16th-17th century unknown German composer.
  • Ron
    Bach's "Dona Nobis Pacem" in his great B minor mass is as beautiful as music or man can get.
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