BENJAMIN (Haydn)

BENJAMIN (Haydn)

Composer: Joseph Haydn
Published in 8 hymnals


Composer: Joseph Haydn

Franz Joseph Haydn (b. Rohrau, Austria, 1732; d. Vienna, Austria, 1809) Haydn's life was relatively uneventful, but his artistic legacy was truly astounding. He began his musical career as a choirboy in St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna, spent some years in that city making a precarious living as a music teacher and composer, and then served as music director for the Esterhazy family from 1761 to 1790. Haydn became a most productive and widely respected composer of symphonies, chamber music, and piano sonatas. In his retirement years he took two extended tours to England, which resulted in his "London" symphonies and (because of G. F. Handel's influence) in oratorios. Haydn's church music includes six great Masses and a few original hymn tune… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BENJAMIN (Haydn)
Composer: Joseph Haydn
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Incipit: 51111 12344 444
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

The Lord is ris'n indeed


The Lord is risen indeed,
And are the tidings true?
Yes, we beheld the Savior bleed,
And saw him living too.

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The Lord Is Risen Indeed

Ihr Kämpfer unterm Kreuz

Instances

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Church Hymnal, Mennonite #128

Include 7 pre-1979 instances
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