CONTRITION (Rosenroth)

CONTRITION (Rosenroth)

Composer: Freiherr Christian Knorr von Rosenroth (1684, a.)
Published in 6 hymnals


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Composer: Freiherr Christian Knorr von Rosenroth

Knorr, Christian, Baron von Rosenroth, son of Abraham Knorr yon Rosenroth, pastor at Altrauden in Silesia, was born at Altrauden, July 15, 1636. After studying at the Universities of Leipzig (where he graduated M.A. 1659, along with J. B. Carpzov, the famous Orientalist) and Wittenberg, he made an extended tour through France, England, and Holland. At Amsterdam he became acquainted with an Armenian prince, with the chief Rabbi, Meier Stern, from Frankfurt-am-Main, with Dr. John Lightfoot, Dr. Henry More, and others, and as the result of intercourse with them, devoted himself to the study of the Oriental languages, of chemistry, and of the cabalistic sciences. For his learning in these departments he was taken into the service of the like-mi… Go to person page >

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Composer: Freiherr Christian Knorr von Rosenroth (1684, a.)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 53456 55435 32345
Key: F Major

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Hymns to the Living God #275

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Moravian Book of Worship #721

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