When Earth with All Its Joys Defeats Me

Author: D. Engelbretsdotter

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Translator: Gracia Grindal

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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
Language: English
Copyright: © 1994 Selah Publishing Company. Used by permission.



Published in 1657 (see above) WER NUR DEN LIEBEN GOTT is also known as NEUMARK. Johann S. Bach (<a href="/hymn/PsH/7#tuneinfo">PHH 7</a>) 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 ha…

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