The Lord's Prayer

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Author: George Ph. van Popta

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First Line: Our Father, great in majesty
Title: The Lord's Prayer
Author: George Ph. van Popta
Source: Based on the Heidelberg Catechism section on the Lord's Prayer
Language: English
Copyright: © 2009 George Ph. van Popta



Martin Luther's versification of the Lord's Prayer was set to this tune in Valentin Schumann's hymnal, Geistliche Lieder (1539); the tune, whose composer remains unknown, had some earlier use. The tune name derives from Luther's German incipit: “Vater unser im Himmelreich….” Because VATER UNSE…

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