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BETHLEHEM (Fink)

Composer: Gottfried W. Fink

Rv Gottfried Wilhelm Fink PhD Germany 1783-1846. Born at Sulza, Thuringa, Germany, he was a German composer, music theorist, poet, and a protestant clergyman. From 1804-1808 he studied at the University of Leipzig, where he joined the Corps Lusatia, where he made his first attempts at composition and poetry. In 1811 he was appointed Vicar in Leipzig for some years, where he also founded an educational institution, leading it until 1829. Around 1800 he worked for the “Allgemeine musikalische Zeitschrift” (General musical mazazine). In 1827 he became the magazine's editor-in-chief for 15 years. From 1838 he was a lecturer at the University of Leipzig. In 1841 he became a Privatdozent of musicology at the university. That year he… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BETHLEHEM (Fink)
Composer: Gottfried W. Fink (1842)
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Incipit: 51176 56556 21715
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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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Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 200 New Last Verses
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 42
  • Free Harmonizations of Hymn Tunes: By Fifty American Composers
    Composer/Editor D. DeWitt Wasson
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1984) pp. 13-14

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations: Piano

  • Piano Arrangements of Great Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Don Whitman
    Published By: Standard Publishing Company (1951) pp. 49

Piano Solo

  • Rudy Atwood Piano Arrangements Vol. 5
    Composer/Editor Rudy Atwood
    Published By: Alma Records, Inc. (1968) pp. 12
  • Piano Arrangements of Great Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Don Whitman
    Published By: Standard Publishing Company (1951) pp. 49

Organ Solo

  • The Organist's Library Volume 50
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2011) pp. 86
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 74 Number 2 November December 2010: The Service Music Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2010) pp. 86
  • The Amateur Organist No. 96: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1984) pp. 38
  • The Amateur Organist No. 60: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editors Gottfried W. Fink; Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1972) pp. 31
  • The Amateur Organist Number 62 ?: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editors Gottfried W. Fink; Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1972) pp. 31
  • Hymn Favorites for Organ Book Four
    Composer/Editor Ethel Tench Rogers
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1971) pp. 14

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