HERZLICH TUT MICH ERFREUEN

Adapter: Johann Walter

Johann Walther (b. Kahla, Thuringia, Germany, 1496: d. Torgau, Germany, 1570) was one of the great early influences in Lutheran church music. At first he seemed destined to be primarily a court musician. A singer in the choir of the Elector of Saxony in the Torgau court in 1521, he became the court's music director in 1525. After the court orchestra was disbanded in 1530 and reconstituted by the town, Walther became cantor at the local school in 1534 and directed the music in several churches. He served the Elector of Saxony at the Dresden court from 1548 to 1554 and then retired in Torgau. Walther met Martin Luther in 1525 and lived with him for three weeks to help in the preparation of Luther's German Mass. In 1524 Walther published the… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: HERZLICH TUT MICH ERFREUEN
Adapter: Johann Walter
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Incipit: 11131 55175 65315
Key: D Major
Source: 16th cent.
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

The Day of Resurrection

The day of resurrection!
Earth, tell it out abroad;
the passover of gladness,
the passover of God.
From death to life eternal,
from earth unto the sky,
our Christ hath brought us over,
with hymns of victory.

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O Jesu, King of Glory!

Ermuntert euch, ihr Frommen

Timeline

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Basic Hymn Accompaniments Volume II: Lent - Easter - Pentecost
    Composer/Editor Thomas R. Pearce
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1988) pp. 46
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 10: Easter: A - L
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; Rodger Kalbfleisch
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1982) pp. 37
  • Hymn Descants Set 1
    Composer/Editor Gerhard Kraft
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1981) pp. 14

Organ Solo

  • How Great Thou Art: Three Hymns for Organ
    Composer/Editor Dan Miller
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2018) pp. 10
  • Music for a Celebration Set 3
    Composer/Editors Michael A. Burkhardt; Johannes Brahms
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2004) pp. 52
  • Eleven Chorale Preludes: Standard Series of Organ Compositions
    Composer/Editors Johannes Brahms; John E. West
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company, Inc. (1986) pp. 13
  • Eleven Chorale Preludes for the Organ
    Composer/Editors Johannes Brahms; John E. West
    Published By: G. Schirmer, Inc. (1986) pp. 17
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 10: Easter: A - L
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; Rodger Kalbfleisch
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1982) pp. 35
  • The Organist's Companion Volume 2 Number 5 August 1980 General, Weddings: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; Rudy Shackelford
    Published By: McAfee Music Corporation (1980) pp. 26
  • Romantic Flourishes: A Collection of Festive Organ Music - Revised Edition
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; Johannes Brahms
    Published By: McAfee Music Corporation (1978) pp. 30
  • Preludes for the Hymns in Worship Supplement Volume II: Lent - Easter Nos. 725 - 744
    Composer/Editor Johannes H. E. Koch
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1972) pp. 28
  • Music for Worship for Manuals
    Composer/Editor David N. Johnson
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1969) pp. 15
  • Season Chorale Preludes For Manuals Only Book I: Advent Christmas Epiphany Lent Passiontide General
    Composer/Editors C. H. Trevor; Johann Christian Kittel
    Published By: Oxford University Press (1962) pp. 20

Piano Solo

  • Sunday Morning Holiday Companion: 33 Timeless Selections for Worship Throughout the year
    Composer/Editor Victor Labenske
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2009) pp. 52

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Evangelisches Gesangbuch #148

Evangelisches Gesangbuch #151

Text

Lutheran Worship #133

Audio

Small Church Music #5391

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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