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Mein Gott

Author: Karl Johann Philipp Spitta

Spitta, Carl Johann Philipp, D.D., was born Aug. 1, 1801, at Hannover, where his father, Lebrecht Wilhelm Gottfried Spitta, was then living, as bookkeeper and teacher of the French language. In his eleventh year Spitta fell into a severe illness, which lasted for four years, and so threw him back that his mother (the father died in 1805) abandoned the idea of a professional career, and apprenticed him to a watchmaker. This occupation did not prove at all congenial to him, but he would not confess his dislike, and his family were ignorant of it till an old friend, who was trying to comfort him after the death of a younger brother, discovered his true feelings. The younger brother had been preparing for ordination, and so Carl was now invited… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Gott, mein Gott, so wie ich dich
Title: Mein Gott
Author: Karl Johann Philipp Spitta
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

[Mein Gott! das Herz ich bringe dir] (12335)


BELMONT (Gardiner)

This tune has been mis-attributed to various other composers, but is clearly the work of the above-named composer.

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[Alas! and did my Savior bleed] (Hull)


Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 27 of 27)
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Der Neue Kleine Psalter #19

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Deutsches Gesang- und Choralbuch #a41

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Deutsches Gesangbuch #41

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Deutsches Gesangbuch #41

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Deutsches Lieder- und Melodienbuch #442

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Die Glaubensharfe (With Melodies) #374

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Die Glaubensharfe #374

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Evangelischer Liederschatz #60

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch mit vierstimmigen Melodien #228[27]

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch #25

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch #25

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Frohe Lieder und Brüder-Harfe #290

Gesang und Melodienbuch #d492

Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Gemeinschaft für öffentlichen und häuslichen Gottesdienst #d612

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Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Gemeinschaft #99

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Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Kirche #62

Gesangbuch fuer Deutsche Sonntagsschulen #d156

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Gesangbuch für deutsche Gemeinden #58

Lieder für Kinder Gottes zur Erbauung, Ermahnung und Einladung #d145

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Liederlust und Psalter mit Anhang #211

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Perlen und Blüthen #55

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Psalter und Harfe #4

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Sonntagsschul-Gesangbuch der Reformirten Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten #110

Sonntagsschul-Gesangbuch der Reformirten Kirchen in den Vereinigten Staaten #d214

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Unser Kirchenchor #30

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