CRÜGER

CRÜGER

Composer: Johann Crüger
Published in 44 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

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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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 - 20 of 20)
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

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

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

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #695b

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Rejoice in the Lord #511

Singing the Faith #228

Audio

Small Church Music #538

Audio

Small Church Music #539

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #8977

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The New English Hymnal #55

Together in Song #202

Text

Together in Song #275

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Voices United #30

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Voices United #790

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