When Earth with All Its Joys Defeats Me

Author: D. Engelbretsdotter

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Translator: Gracia Grindal

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Text Information

First Line: When earth with all its joys defeats me
Title: When Earth with All Its Joys Defeats Me
Norwegian/Scandinavian Title: Naar Verden med sin Glede sviker
Author: D. Engelbretsdotter
Translator: Gracia Grindal
Meter: 9.8.9.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: © 1994 Selah Publishing Company. Used by permission.

Tune

NEUMARK

Published in 1657 (see above) WER NUR DEN LIEBEN GOTT is also known as NEUMARK. Johann S. Bach (PHH 7) used the tune in its isorhythmic shape (all equal rhythms) in his cantatas 21, 27, 84, 88, 93, 166, 179, and 197. Many Lutheran composers have also written organ preludes on this tune. WER NUR DEN…

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #479

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