BARTHOLDY

BARTHOLDY

Composer: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Published in 17 hymnals


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Composer: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (b. Hamburg, Germany, 1809; d. Leipzig, Germany, 1847) was the son of banker Abraham Mendelssohn and the grandson of philosopher Moses Mendelssohn. His Jewish family became Christian and took the Bartholdy name (name of the estate of Mendelssohn's uncle) when baptized into the Lutheran church. The children all received an excellent musical education. Mendelssohn had his first public performance at the age of nine and by the age of sixteen had written several symphonies. Profoundly influenced by J. S. Bach's music, he conducted a performance of the St. Matthew Passion in 1829 (at age 20!) – the first performance since Bach's death, thus reintroducing Bach to the world. Mendelssohn organized the Domchor in Berlin… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BARTHOLDY
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 51232 43321 1117
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

How beauteous were the marks divine

How beauteous were the marks divine
That in thy meekness used to shine,
That lit thy lonely pathway, trod
In wondrous love, O Son of God!

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When Christ beheld, in sinful [sin's dark] night

Dear ties of mutual succor bind

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1010
Text: Come, Savior, Jesus, from Above
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The Cyber Hymnal #1193
Text: Dear Ties of Mutual Succor Bind
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Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #330

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1010

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1193

Include 14 pre-1979 instances
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