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Composer (attributed to): Johann Sebastian Bach (1736)
Published in 26 hymnals

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Composer (attributed to): Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach was born at Eisenach into a musical family and in a town steeped in Reformation history, he received early musical training from his father and older brother, and elementary education in the classical school Luther had earlier attended. Throughout his life he made extraordinary efforts to learn from other musicians. At 15 he walked to Lüneburg to work as a chorister and study at the convent school of St. Michael. From there he walked 30 miles to Hamburg to hear Johann Reinken, and 60 miles to Celle to become familiar with French composition and performance traditions. Once he obtained a month's leave from his job to hear Buxtehude, but stayed nearly four months. He arranged compositions from Vivaldi and other Itali… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer (attributed to): Johann Sebastian Bach (1736)
Meter: D
Incipit: 53156 55234 32123
Key: D Major
Source: Schemelli Gesangbuch (1736)
Copyright: Public Domain
Article: Playing the Hymns Bach Knew by Sue Mitchell-Wallace (from The Hymn)



Instances (1 - 14 of 14)
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Christian Worship #604

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #270

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Common Praise #518

Community of Christ Sings #2

Hymns and Psalms #325

Hymns and Psalms #680

Presbyterian Hymnal #418

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Rejoice in the Lord #148


Small Church Music #1210


The Cyber Hymnal #1714

The New Century Hymnal #404


Together in Song #555


Together in Song #604

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Voices United #295

Include 12 pre-1979 instances
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