Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her

Text Information

First Line: "Mi venas el la alt-ĉiel'
Title: Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her
Publication Date: 1971
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1971.

Tune

VOM HIMMEL HOCH

Initially Luther used the folk melody associated with his first stanza as the tune for this hymn. Later he composed this new tune for his text. VOM HIMMEL HOCH was first published in Valentin Schumann's Geistliche Lieder in 1539. Johann S. Bach (PHH 7) used Luther's melody in three places in his wel…

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