CRÜGER

CRÜGER

Composer: Johann Crüger
Published in 48 hymnals


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Composer: Johann Crüger

Johann Crüger (b. Grossbriesen, near Guben, Prussia, Germany, 1598; d. Berlin, Germany, 1662) Crüger attended the Jesuit College at Olmutz and the Poets' School in Regensburg, and later studied theology at the University of Wittenberg. He moved to Berlin in 1615, where he published music for the rest of his life. In 1622 he became the Lutheran cantor at the St. Nicholas Church and a teacher for the Gray Cloister. He wrote music instruction manuals, the best known of which is Synopsis musica (1630), and tirelessly promoted congregational singing. With his tunes he often included elaborate accom­paniment for various instruments. Crüger's hymn collection, Neues vollkomliches Gesangbuch (1640), was one of the first hymnals to include figure… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: CRÜGER
Composer: Johann Crüger
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Incipit: 56543 23311 25356
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Hail to the Lord's Anointed

Hail to the Lord's Anointed,
great David's greater Son!
Hail in the time appointed,
his reign on earth begun!
He comes to break oppression,
to set the captive free;
to take away transgression,
and rule in equity.

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Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keyes: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 60
  • 200 Last Verses: Completely Revised to Complement the Keys in Major Hymn Books
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 35
  • The Really Big Descant Book - Full Music Edition: 250 Settings to Raise the Roof by the World's Finest Church Music Composers

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 45
  • Restrained Last Verses: Varied Accompaniments for Popular Hymns

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2003) pp. 29
  • 100 Alternative Hymn Tune Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Andrew Moore
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 31
  • Last Verse Extravaganza for Organ: 200 Fabulous Arrangements

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 33
  • After the Last Verse: 200 Hymn Improvisations
    Composer/Editor Malcolm Archer
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1995) pp. 36
  • The Descant Hymn-Tune Book Book II: A Collection of Well-Known Tunes
    Composer/Editor Geoffrey Shaw
    Published By: Novello and Company Limited (1995) pp. 6
  • Hymns for Occasions: One Hundred Special Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Colin Mawby
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1994) pp. 22
  • The Faber Books of Descants: Harmony Edition
    Composer/Editor Leslie Russell
    Published By: Faber Music Limited (1969) pp. 6
  • Hymn Tunes with Varied Harmonies Book 9: For Pianoforte or Organ
    Composer/Editor Joseph E. Newell
    Published By: Edwin Ashdown, Limited (London) (1920) pp. 14

Organ Solo

  • Our Cheerful Songs: Hymn Preludes for Organ
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Powell
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2014) pp. 13
  • Oxford Hymn Settings for Organists Volume 2 Epiphany: 20 Original Pieces on Hymns for Epiphany, the Baptism of Christ, and The Transfiguration
    Composer/Editors Rebecca Groom Te Velde; David Blackwell
    Published By: Oxford University Press (2014) pp. 14
  • Hymn Prelude Library Volume Four Tunes FG: Lutheran Service Book
    Composer/Editors Kevin J. Hildebrand; Matthew Machemer
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2013) pp. 53
  • Chorale Preludes of Harald Rohlig Set 2
    Composer/Editor Harald Rohlig
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2011) pp. 16
  • The Master Organ Works of Jan Bender Volume 2: Chorale Preludes for Organ (A - L)
    Composer/Editors Jan Bender; David Fienen
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2005) pp. 32
  • All Glory Be to God on High: Seven General Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor Thomas Schmidt
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2003) pp. 8
  • 100 Hymn Preludes for Manuals
    Composer/Editor James Patten
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 164
  • 5 Christmas Hymn Improvisations
    Composer/Editor Michael A. Burkhardt
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1991) pp. 18
  • 113 Variations on Hymn Tunes for Organ
    Composer/Editor George Thalben-Ball
    Published By: Novello and Company Limited (1969) pp. 21
  • The Parish Organist Part Twelve: Thirty-five Preludes on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editors Willem Mudde; John Diercks
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1966) pp. 64
  • Seven Preludes on Advent Hymns: Rejoice Rejoice
    Composer/Editor Camil van Hulse
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1952) pp. 18

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #8977
Text: Whene'er Again Thou Sinkest
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
Small Church Music #538
  • PDF Score (PDF)
Small Church Music #539
  • PDF Score (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 22 of 22)
Text

Ancient and Modern #99

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #280

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Common Praise (1998) #101

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Common Praise #87

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #259

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Complete Mission Praise #204

Hymns and Psalms #125

Text

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #190

Text

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #599

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #695b

TextPage Scan

Rejoice in the Lord #511

Singing the Faith #228

Audio

Small Church Music #538

Audio

Small Church Music #539

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #8977

Page Scan

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #243

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #294

TextPage Scan

The New English Hymnal #55

Together in Song #202

Text

Together in Song #275

TextPage Scan

Voices United #30

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Voices United #790

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