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Composer (attributed to): Johann Sebastian Bach (1736)
Published in 32 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



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 150 Last Verse Harmonies: For Use with the Hymn Books of the Baptist, Methodist, United Reformed and Other Free Churches
    Composer/Editor Richard Lloyd
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 59
  • 200 New Last Verses
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 91
  • Free Harmonizations of Hymn Tunes: Volume II
    Composer/Editor D. DeWitt Wasson
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1986) pp. 109
  • Creative Hymn-Singing: A Collection of Hymn Tunes and Texts with notes on their origin, idiom, and performance
    Composer/Editor Alice Parker
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1976) pp. 35

Organ Solo

  • Hymn Prelude Library Volume Five Tunes HI: Lutheran Service Book
    Composer/Editors Kevin J. Hildebrand; Philip Gehring
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2014) pp. 89
  • The Master Organ Works of Jan Bender Volume 2: Chorale Preludes for Organ (A - L)
    Composer/Editors Jan Bender; David Fienen
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2005) pp. 50
  • Interpretations Based on Hymn-Tunes Book VI: For Organ
    Composer/Editor David M. Cherwien
    Published By: Summa Productions (1987) pp. 10
  • Hymntune Sketches: For Beginning Organists
    Composer/Editor Ronald A. Nelson
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1963) pp. 10



Instances (1 - 16 of 16)
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Christian Worship (1993) #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


Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #270

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Rejoice in the Lord #148


Small Church Music #1210

The Book of Praise #491


The Cyber Hymnal #1714

The New Century Hymnal #404

The Presbyterian Hymnal #418


Together in Song #555


Together in Song #604

Voices United #295

Include 16 pre-1979 instances
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