BETHLEHEM (Fink)

Composer: Gottfried W. Fink

Gottfried Wilhelm Fink (March 8, 1783 - August 27, 1846) was a German composer, music theorist, poet, and a Protestant clergyman. From 1804 until 1808 Fink studied theology at the University of Leipzig where he joined the Corps Lusatia. There he made his first attempts at composition and poetry. Most of his song compositions are attributed to this period. From 1811 he held the office of vicar in Leipzig for some years, where he also founded an educational institution which he led until 1829. Since the beginning of the 19th century he worked for the Allgemeine musikalische Zeitschrift ("General musical magazine"). In 1827 he became the magazine's editor-in-chief, a position he held for 15 years. From 1838 Fink worked as a lecturer at t… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Gottfried W. Fink (1842)
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Incipit: 51176 56556 U21D7 U1D5
Key: B♭ Major

Texts

Thy Word is like a garden, Lord

While shepherds watched their flocks

While shepherds watched their flocks by night,
all seated on the ground,
an angel of the Lord came down,
and glory shone around.

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Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #809
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #108
Text: All Nature's Works His Praise Declare
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The Cyber Hymnal #659
Text: Behold a Sower! from Afar
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The Cyber Hymnal #4099
Text: Lord, Who at Cana's Wedding Feast
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The Cyber Hymnal #4528
Text: The Newborn King Who Comes Today
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The Cyber Hymnal #4936
Text: O God, Whose Love Is Over All
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The Cyber Hymnal #5031
Text: O Jesus, Once a Nazareth Boy
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The Cyber Hymnal #5107
Text: O Lord of Life, and Love, and Power
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The Cyber Hymnal #6736
Text: Thy Word Is Like a Garden, Lord
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The Cyber Hymnal #7429
Text: Whom Jesus' Blood Doth Sanctify
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The Cyber Hymnal #11231
Text: Lift Up Your Heads In Joyful Hope
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Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #497
Text: How Vast the Benefits Divine
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #40
Text: God Is Our Refuge and Our Strength
  • 40-God is our refuge and our strength-PDF - PDF file (PDF)
  • 40-God is our refuge and our strength-MXL (MXL)
  • 40-God is our refuge and our strength-XML (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 32 of 32)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #264
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #809Tune InfoScoreAudio
Himnos de la Iglesia #170
Hymns of Faith #112TextPage Scan
Hymns of the Saints: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #435
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #688TextFlexscorePage Scan
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #22Page Scan
Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #216
Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #280
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #497Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreAudioPage Scan
Sing Justice! Do Justice! #11
Singing the New Testament #244
Small Church Music #1964Audio
Small Church Music #2352Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #108TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #659TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #4099TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #4528TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #4936TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #5031TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #5107TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #6736TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #7429TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #11231TextScoreAudio
Timeless Truths #301Text
Timeless Truths #462TextAudio
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #40TextScoreAudioPage Scan
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #139TextPage Scan
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #544TextPage Scan
TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #174cTune InfoTextAudio
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #394Page Scan
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #163
Include 77 pre-1979 instances



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