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CHRIST UNSER HERR ZUM JORDAN KAM

CHRIST UNSER HERR ZUM JORDAN KAM

Adapter: Martin Luther; Adapter: Johann Walther (1524)
Published in 13 hymnals


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Adapter: Martin Luther

Luther, Martin, born at Eisleben, Nov. 10, 1483; entered the University of Erfurt, 1501 (B.A. 1502, M.A.. 1503); became an Augustinian monk, 1505; ordained priest, 1507; appointed Professor at the University of Wittenberg, 1508, and in 1512 D.D.; published his 95 Theses, 1517; and burnt the Papal Bull which had condemned them, 1520; attended the Diet of Worms, 1521; translated the Bible into German, 1521-34; and died at Eisleben, Feb. 18, 1546. The details of his life and of his work as a reformer are accessible to English readers in a great variety of forms. Luther had a huge influence on German hymnody. i. Hymn Books. 1. Ellich cristlich lider Lobgesang un Psalm. Wittenberg, 1524. [Hamburg Library.] This contains 8 German h… Go to person page >

Adapter: Johann Walther

(no biographical information available about Johann Walther.) Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: CHRIST UNSER HERR ZUM JORDAN KAM
Adapter: Martin Luther
Adapter: Johann Walther (1524)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7.8.7.7
Incipit: 46717 32173 2176
Key: a minor
Source: Geystliche gesangk Buchleyn, 1524 (melody)
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

To Jordan Came the Christ, Our Lord

To Jordan came the Christ, our Lord,
To do His Father's pleasure;
Baptized by John, the Father's Word
Was given us to treasure.
This heav'nly washing now shall be
A cleansing from transgression
And by His blood and agony
Release from death's oppression.
A new life now awaits us.

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When Jesus Went to Jordan's Stream

To Jordan came our Lord, the Christ

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • The Hymns of Martin Luther
    Composer/Editor Peter C. Reske
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2016) pp. 66
  • Assist Me To Proclaim: Alternate Hymn Settings Volume 2
    Composer/Editor Henry V. Gerike
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2010) pp. 13
  • 22 Hymn Settings
    Composer/Editor Richard Heschke
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1990) pp. 4
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 16: Baptism Holy Communion: A - Aus
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; James Engel
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1983) pp. 9
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 5: Christmas: S - Z Epiphany: A - De
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; Jan Bender
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1982) pp. 33
  • Hymns for the Church Year: 68 Accompaniment Settings for Keyboard of the Hymns of the Day
    Composer/Editor Roger Petrich
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1980) pp. 9

Organ Solo

  • A Reformation Christmas: Organ Preludes on Sixteenth-Century Hymns
    Composer/Editor Carl Flentge Schalk
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2016) pp. 34
  • Hymn Prelude Library Volume Two Tunes BC: Lutheran Service Book
    Composer/Editors Kevin J. Hildebrand; Stephen Rosebrock
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2013) pp. 82
  • Times and Seasons: 6 Moderate Preludes or Postludes for Organ
    Composer/Editor J. William Greene
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2012) pp. 18
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 41 Number 3 January February 2007: The Organist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; James Mansfield
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2007) pp. 19
  • Song Of the Gospel Volume 1: Organ Literature for the Liturgical Year Based on the Hymnic Contributions of Martin Luther
    Composer/Editors Henry V. Gerike; James Melby
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2006) pp. 28, 38, 53, 55, 59
  • Be Near Me, Lord Jesus: Five Expansive Organ Preludes for Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany
    Composer/Editor Robert Lind
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2005) pp. 28
  • The Master Organ Works of Jan Bender Volume 1: Chorale Preludes for Organ or Piano
    Composer/Editors Jan Bender; David Fienen
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2005) pp. 8
  • Seasonal Hymn Preludes Volume 5 Epiphany: Op. 13
    Composer/Editor Robin Dinda
    Published By: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. (2000) pp. 29
  • Chorale Preludes by Old Masters Volume I: For Organ
    Composer/Editors Karl Straube; Dietrich Buxtehude
    Published By: Masters Music Publications, Inc. (1991) pp. 50
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 16: Baptism Holy Communion: A - Aus
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; James Engel
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1983) pp. 7
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 5: Christmas: S - Z Epiphany: A - De
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; Jan Bender
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1982) pp. 32
  • Seventy-nine Chorales for the Organ Opus 28
    Composer/Editor Marcel Dupre
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (1932) pp. 14
  • Buxtehude Choral Transcriptions for the Organ Volume 4 Part 2: Kalmus Organ Series 3280
    Composer/Editors Dietrich Buxtehude; Philipp Spitta; Max Seiffert
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company pp. 80

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6799
Text: To Jordan Came Our Lord, the Christ
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #13484
Text: Christ, Unser Herr, Zum Jordan Kam
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Christian Worship #88

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #247

Lutheran Service Book #406

Lutheran Worship #223

Audio

Small Church Music #1816

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6799

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #13484

The Hymnal 1982 #139

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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