HEILIGER GEIST

HEILIGER GEIST

Composer: Johann Crüger
Published in 22 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
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: HEILIGER GEIST
Composer: Johann Crüger
Meter: 7.7.7
Incipit: 13234 32345 65435
Key: e minor
Source: Vollständige Psalmen, Bremen, 1639
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #3783
Text: Lord, in This Thy Mercy's Day
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #8543
Text: Oh That Day, That Day Of Ire
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
Small Church Music #3894
  • PDF Score (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
TextPage Scan

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #373

Hymns and Psalms #169

Text

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #373

Singing the Faith #267

Audio

Small Church Music #1802

Audio

Small Church Music #3894

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3783

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #8543

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