German Protestant theologian. Author of a number of hymns, two of which are still in general use:
*Tochter Zion, freue dich, sung to the tune MACCABAEUS
*Herbei, o ihr Gläubigen, a translation of "Adeste fideles"
He also pubished a translation of Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress and a two-volume study on the Pentateuch. Go to person page >
JUDAS MACCABEUS is an arrangement of a tune from the chorus "See, the Conquering Hero Comes" in Handel's oratorio Judas Maccabeus (first performed without this chorus in 1746). Handel initially used the tune in his oratorio Joshua (1747) but transferred it to Judas Maccabeus in 1751; such changes we…
Display Title: Ĝoju, ho Filino de Cion'First Line: Ĝoju, ho Filino de Cion'Tune Title: MACCABAEUSAuthor: Friedrich Heinrich Ranke, ca. 1820; Guido HolzScripture: Isaiah 62:11Date: 2009Subject: Advent |Source: TK 113