In you is gladness

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Author: Johann Lindemann

Johann Lindemann (b. Gotha, Thuringia, Germany, 1549; d. Gotha, 1631) attended the gymnasium (high school) in Gotha and then studied at the University of Jena. He returned to Gotha, where he served on the council and became a cantor in several churches (1580-1631). One of the signers of the Lutheran Formula of Concord (1577), Lindemann published Amarum Filii Dei Decades Duae (1598), which included his "In You Is Gladness." Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Translator: Henry F. W. Proeve

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Translator: David Arthur Schubert

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Text Information

First Line: In you is gladness
Author: Johann Lindemann
Translator: Henry F. W. Proeve
Translator: David Arthur Schubert
Language: English
Publication Date: 1999
Copyright: Translation © H. F. W. Proeve and D. A. Schubert



IN DIR IST FREUDE is one of many balletti (dance-like songs) written by Giovanni G. Gastoldi, a priest and composer from Mantua, Italy. It was originally published in his Balleti a cinque voce (1591 ), where it was set to "Alieta vi.a, Amor ciinuita", which like so many balletti had a "fa-la-la" ref…

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