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Author: James Boeringer
Boeringer, James. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 4, 1930- ). He was educated at the College of Wooster (B.A., 1952), Columbia University (M.A., 1954), and Union Theological Seminary (D.S.M., 1964). He taught at the University of South Dakota (1959-1962), Oklahoma Baptist University (1962-1964), and Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania. A composer of choral and instrumental music, and an author of articles and reviews in music journals.
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Johann Balthaser König (b. Waltershausen, near Gotha, Germany, 1691; d. Frankfurt, Germany, 1758) composed this tune, which later became associated with Johann Mentzer's hymn "O dass ich tausend Zungen hätte" (Oh, That I Had a Thousand Voices). The harmonization is from the Wurttembergische Choral…
Published in 1657 (see above) WER NUR DEN LIEBEN GOTT is also known as NEUMARK. Johann S. Bach (PHH 7) used the tune in its isorhythmic shape (all equal rhythms) in his cantatas 21, 27, 84, 88, 93, 166, 179, and 197. Many Lutheran composers have also written organ preludes on this tune.
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Display Title: Give to the Lord, As He Has Blessed YouFirst Line: Give to the Lord, as he has blessed youTune Title: KONIGAuthor: James BoeringerDate: 1975Subject: Stewardship |Source: Ten New Stewardship Hymns
Display Title: Give to the Lord, as He Hath Blessed TheeFirst Line: Give to the Lord, as He hath blessed theeTune Title: TAUSEND ZUNGENAuthor: James Boeringer, 1930-Date: 1969Subject: The Life in Christ | Stewardship
Display Title: Give to the Lord, as He Has Blessed TheeFirst Line: Give to the Lord, as he has blessed theeTune Title: NEUMARK (WER NUR DEN LIEBEN GOTT)Author: James BoeringerMeter: 188.8.131.52.8.8.Date: 1961