George Vetter or Strey, [b. 1536, at Zabfeh in Moravia; ordained priest 1567; d. Jan. 25, 1599, at Selovitz in Bohemia], 6 hymns [in Bohemian Hymn Book, ed. 1566-1639], one of which is translated as No. 283 in pt. i. of the Moravian Hymn Book, 1754.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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MIT FREUDEN ZART has some similarities to the French chanson "Une pastourelle gentille" (published by Pierre Attaingnant in 1529) and to GENEVAN 138 (138). The tune was published in the Bohemian Brethren hymnal Kirchengesänge (1566) with Vetter's text "Mit Freuden zart su dieser Fahrt."
Display Title: With Tender Joy We Praise TheeFirst Line: With tender joy we praise Thee, LordTune Title: [With tender joy we praise Thee, Lord]Author: Georg Vetter, 1536-1599Date: 1977Subject: Easter |