Lamb of God
Latin Mass, based on John 1:29 Agnus Dei
Ernst Immanuel Erbe
SATB choir and organ
Editor has also orchestrated for oboe, bassoon, strings – parts available
Ernst Immanuel Erbe (1854-1927), born in Bern, Switzerland. Father was a Moravian minister. Educated in Herrnhut. Organist; composer. Came to America and served churches of other denominations in St. Louis, MO.
(Note: accompaniment part, in a lower key, is always available upon request, making the soprano range more accessible without the bass becoming too low. Pitch, at the time of this composition, was not standardized to A=440.)