Como el Ciervo Ansioso Brama

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Author: Théodore de Beze

Bèze, Théodore de, born at Vezelay, in Burgundy, 1519; died 1605. Bèze’s father was of noble birth. He occupied the post of bailiff at Vezelay. Bèza received a first-rate classical education under Melchior Wolmar. Before he was 20 he wrote some poetry in imitation of Catullus and Ovid, the licentiousness of which he mourned and condemned in alter years. A brilliant prospect of Church emoluments turned his attention from the distasteful study of law. The income of the Priory of Longjumeau made him rich, and he became a prominent member of the literary world at Paris. But his entrance into Orders was barred by a secret marriage with Claudine Denosse. Subsequently, when the offer of the abbey of Froidmont by his uncle made it necessary f… Go to person page >

Translator (Spanish): M. Gutiérrez Marín

(no biographical information available about M. Gutiérrez Marín.) Go to person page >

Translator (Spanish): Federico J. Pagura

Federico José Pagura was an Argentine Methodist bishop and author and translator of hymns. Leland Bryant Ross Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Como el ciervo ansioso brama
Title: Como el Ciervo Ansioso Brama
French Title: Ainsi qu'on oit le cerf bruire
Author: Théodore de Beze
Translator (Spanish): M. Gutiérrez Marín
Translator (Spanish): Federico J. Pagura
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Spanish tr. © 1962 M. Gutiérrez Marín y Federico J. Pagura



Louis Bourgeois (PHH 3) composed or adapted this tune for Psalm 42 for the Genevan psalter. The 1564 harmonization by Claude Goudimel (PHH 6) originally placed the melody in the tenor. An alternate harmonization with descants by Johann Crüger (PHH 42) can be found opposite 41 in the Psalter Hymnal.…

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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

El Himnario #420

El Himnario Bautista de la Gracia #356

El Himnario Presbiteriano #420

Praise y Adoración #137a

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