Hymnary Friends,

Please pardon this brief interruption, and please consider a gift today to support the work of Hymnary.org. Here's why.

Each month half a million people visit this website for free access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet. But this project does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. Twice a year we hold a fund drive, and these drives are critical to our future.

So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure giving site. Or you can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team, our thanks.
Harry Plantinga

HERZLIEBSTER JESU

Composer: Johann Crüger

Crüger, Johann, was born April 9, 1598, at Gross-Breese, near Guben, Brandenburg. After passing through the schools at Guben, Sorau and Breslau, the Jesuit College at Olmütz, and the Poets' school at Regensburg, he made a tour in Austria, and, in 1615, settled at Berlin. There, save for a short residence at the University of Wittenberg, in 1620, he employed himself as a private tutor till 1622. In 1622 he was appointed Cantor of St. Nicholas's Church at Berlin, and also one of the masters of the Greyfriars Gymnasium. He died at Berlin Feb. 23, 1662. Crüger wrote no hymns, although in some American hymnals he appears as "Johann Krüger, 1610,” as the author of the supposed original of C. Wesley's "Hearts of stone relent, relent" (q.v.).… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Johann Crüger (1640)
Meter: 11.11.11.5
Incipit: 11175 12334 22345
Key: f minor

Texts

Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended

Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended,
that we to judge thee have in hate pretended?
By foes derided, by thine own rejected,
O most afflicted!

Go to text page...

Notes

Partially based on earlier melodies (including the Genevan tune for Psalm 23), HERZ LIEBSTER JESU was composed by Johann Crüger (PHH 42) and published in his Neues vollkömliches Gesangbuch (1640). Johann S. Bach (PHH 7) used the tune in both his St. Matthew Passion and St. John Passion, and various other composers have written preludes on the chorale. HERZLIEBSTER JESU is a sober tune in minor tonality; it provides a strong match for Heermann's text. Sing with solemnity. Accompany in a subdued manner except at the final phrase of stanza 3, "for my salvation," a phrase that merits full organ accompaniment. --Psalter Hymnal Handbook

Media

You have access to this FlexScore.
Download:
General Settings
Stanza Selection
Voice Selection
Text size:
Music size:
Transpose (Half Steps):
Capo:
Contacting server...
Contacting server...

Questions? Check out the FAQ

A separate copy of this score must be purchased for each choir member. If this score will be projected or included in a bulletin, usage must be reported to a licensing agent (e.g. CCLI, OneLicense, etc).

This is a preview of your FlexScore.
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #699
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #67
Text: Ah, Holy Jesus
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4772
Text: O Dearest Jesus
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #5121
Text: O Lord, Our Father, Shall We Be Confounded?
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #9664
Text: What Law, Beloved Jesu
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #10497
Text: From The Recesses Of A Lowly Spirit
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #386
Text: Ah, Holy Jesus, How Have You Offended
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF, XML)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
Small Church Music #6990
Text: Tompo Tsitoha, izahay mifona (Mighty Lord, forgive us)
  • PDF Score (PDF)
The United Methodist Hymnal #289
Text: Ah, Holy Jesus
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
Worship and Rejoice #262
Text: Ah, Holy Jesus

Instances

Instances (1 - 66 of 66)

Ambassador Hymnal #69

Ambassador Hymnal #138

Ambassador Hymnal #208

Text

Ancient and Modern #139

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #9

TextPage Scan

Chalice Hymnal #210

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #699

TextPage Scan

Christian Worship #117

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #372

TextPage Scan

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #381

Text

Common Praise (1998) #196

Page Scan

Common Praise #100

TextPage Scan

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #5

Discipleship Ministries Collection #46

TextPage Scan

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #292

TextAudioPage Scan

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #349

Glaubenslieder #158

Text InfoTextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan

Glory to God #218

TextPage Scan

Hymnal 1982 #158

Hymnal #254

Hymns and Psalms #164

Text

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #193

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #123

TextPage Scan

Hymns to the Living God #156

Les Chants du Pèlerin #183

TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan

Lift Up Your Hearts #172

TextPage Scan

Lutheran Service Book #439

Text

Lutheran Worship #119

TextPage Scan

Moravian Book of Worship #351

TextPage Scan

Presbyterian Hymnal #93

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #400

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #590

Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreAudioPage Scan

Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #386

TextPage Scan

Rejoice in the Lord #285

TextPage Scan

Renew! Songs & Hymns for Blended Worship #183

Audio

Small Church Music #1083

Audio

Small Church Music #1084

Audio

Small Church Music #6990

Text

Songs of Grace #66

The Christian Life Hymnal #176

The Covenant Hymnal #234

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #67

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4772

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5121

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #9664

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #10497

Text

The New Century Hymnal #218

TextPage Scan

The New English Hymnal #62a

TextPage Scan

The New English Hymnal #62b

TextFlexscoreAudio

The United Methodist Hymnal #289

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement II #81

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement II #82

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement II #83

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement II #84

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement II #85

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement II #86

TextFlexscorePage Scan

The Worshiping Church #231

Together in Song #337

TextFlexscorePage Scan

Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #248

Trinity Psalter Hymnal #337

TextAudio

TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #29b

TextAudio

TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #84

TextPage Scan

Voices United #138

Worship (3rd ed.) #746

TextScoreAudioPage Scan

Worship and Rejoice #262

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #186

Include 52 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements