HERR, WIE DU WILLST

HERR, WIE DU WILLST

Composer: Matthäus Greitter (1524)
Published in 29 hymnals


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Composer: Matthäus Greitter

Greitter, Matthäus, was a monk and chorister of Strassburg Cathedral, but in 1524 espoused the cause of the Reformation. In 1528 he was appointed assistant pastor of St. Martin's Church, and afterwards at St. Stephen's. When the Interim [Agricola] was forced on Strassburg, he was the only one of the Lutheran pastors that sought to further it, a course which he afterwards deeply regretted. His death is dated by Wetzel, i. 349, as Dec. 20, 1550; by the Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, ix. 636, as Nov. 20, 1550; while Koch, ii. 104, says he died of the pestilence in 1552. Greitter was a distinguished musician, and with his friend Dachstein (q.v.) edited the Strassburg Kirchen ampt, 1524-5. Four psalm tunes by Greitter, and one by Dachstein we… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Matthäus Greitter (1524)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.8.7
Incipit: 1D7U1 22123 4321( D7)U1
Key: G Major
Source: Deutsch kirchenamt, Strassburg, 1525

Media

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1221Tune InfoScoreAudio
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #219TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #322TextPage Scan
Lutheran Service Book #625Text
Lutheran Worship #248Text
Small Church Music #2558Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #3833TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #3933TextScoreAudio
Include 21 pre-1979 instances
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