BAVARIA (Mendelssohn)

BAVARIA (Mendelssohn)

Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Published in 5 hymnals


Composer: Felix Mendelssohn

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

Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Meter: M. 8.7. D.
Incipit: 53123 45651 765
Key: e minor

Texts

Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Come, thou Fount of every blessing,
tune my heart to sing thy grace;
streams of mercy, never ceasing,
call for songs of loudest praise.
Teach me some melodious sonnet,
sung by flaming tongues above.
Praise the mount I'm fixed upon it
mount of God's redeeming love.

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Dyro afael ar y bywyd

Gosod babell yn ngwlad Gosen

Instances

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Cân a Mawl #123a

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Hymnau a thonau at wasanaeth amrywiol gyfarfodydd y cysegr #84

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