Auf einem Berg ein B'umlein stand

Auf einem Berg ein B'umlein stand

Author: Christian G. Barth
Published in 21 hymnals

Author: Christian G. Barth

Barth, Christian Gottlob, son of C. F. Barth, house painter in Stuttgart, was born at Stuttgart, July 31,1799. He studied at Tubingen, where he was the principal founder of the Missionary Society, and was only restrained by his mother's entreaties from offering himself as a missionary. He became, in 1821, assistant at Neckarweihingen and Dornham, and, in 1822, curate in charge of Effringen and Schönbrunn, near Nagold. In 1824 he was appointed pastor of Möttlingen, near Calw, but resigned his charge in 1838, and settled in Calw, receiving in the same year the degree of D.D. from the University.of Greifswald. He died at Calw of apoplexy, Nov. 12, 1862. At Calw he devoted himself as a writer and preacher to children, as a preacher and writer… Go to person page >

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First Line: Auf einem Berg ein B'umlein stand
Author: Christian G. Barth

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Auf einem Berg ein Baumlein stand. [Holy Scripture]. Included in his Lieder und Gedichte fur Christenkinder, Calw, 1842, p. 83, in 4 stanzas. Previously in J. Köbner's Christl. Harfentöne, Hamburg, 1840, p. 115. The translations are:— (1) "Upon a hill there stands a tree," by Dr. H. Mills, 1845 (1856, p. 25), and thence in P. Stow's Ocean Melodies, Boston, U.S., 1849. (2) "A tree grows on a mountain," by Mrs. Bevan, 1859, p. 138. (3) "A tree stood on a mountain," in Dr. H. W. Dulcken's Golden Harp, 1864, p. 22. (4) " On a hill stands a beautiful tree," in W. B. Bradbury's Fresh Laurels, N. Y., 1867, p. 15, signed "L. W." (5) " Lo, on a mount a tree doth stand," by Mrs. H. K. Spaeth, as No. 60 in the Pennsylvania Lutheran Little Children's Book, Philadelphia, 1885. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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349 Lieder fuer Schule und Haus in den Vereinigsten Staaten #d10

Der Kinder Lust: eine Sammlung von Mehrstimmigen Liedern ... Wochen-Schulen #d4

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Harfen-Klaenge: Liederbuch fuer Evangelische Sonntagsschulen und Erbauungs-Stunden #d15

Kleine Missionsharfe im Kirchen- und Volkston festliche und ausserfestliche Kreise. l7th ed. #d10

Liederbuch fuer die Jugend #d4

Liederbuch fuer Sonntagsschulen #d9

Liederlust und Psalter #d12

Psalterlust fuer die Christliche Jugend #d18

Schulharfe mit bezifferten Noten fuer Sonntags und Wochenschulen #d9

Sonntagschulbuch fuer Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden. Neue verm. Ausg. #d21

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Sonntagschulbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #123

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Sonntagsschul-Gesangbuch der Reformirten Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten #240

Sonntagsschul-Gesangbuch der Reformirten Kirchen in den Vereinigten Staaten #d7

Unser Liederbuch, die schoensten Lieder fuer Schule, Sonntagsschule und Familie #d22

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