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O angenehme Augenblicke drin sich die süße Hoffnung regt

O angenehme Augenblicke drin sich die süße Hoffnung regt

Author: Christian Gregor
Tune: [Wie gross ist des Allmächt'gen Güte] (Freylinghausen)
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Christian Gregor

Gregor, Christian, son of Georg Gregor, a peasant living in the Silesian village of Dirsdorf, near Peilau, was born at Dirsdorf, Jan. 1, 1723. In 1742 he went to Herrnhut, where he was at first employed in tuition. He became leader of the music in the [Moravian] Brethren's congregation at Herrnhaag, in 1748, and in 1749 at Zeist; but in 1753 he returned to Herrnhut as cashier of the Brethren's Board of Direction. He was, in 1756, ordained diaconus, in 1767 presbyter, and in 1789 bishop of the Brethren's Church. On Nov. 6,1801, he attended a meeting, held at Herrnhut, of the Board of Direction of which he had been a member from 1764. Just as he entered his house at Berthelsdorf, near Herrnhut, he was struck with paralysis, and died that same… Go to person page >

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First Line: O angenehme Augenblicke drin sich die süße Hoffnung regt
Author: Christian Gregor
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

[Wie gross ist des Allmächt'gen Güte] (Freylinghausen)

DIE TUGEND WIRD is derived from the more ornamented version found in Johann Freylinghausen's (PHH 34) Geistreiches Gesangbuch (1704), where it was used as a setting for "Die Tugend wird am Kreus geubet." The tune is a rounded bar form (AABA) with harmony suited to part singing. Congregational singin…

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Frohe Lieder und Brüder-Harfe #440

Gesangbuch zum Gebrauch der Evangelischen Bruedergemeinen #d388

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