Harmonizer: 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

Harmonizer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Incipit: 33321 71654 3
Source: Himmels-Lust, 1675
Copyright: Public Domain


Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #138


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1031

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Common Praise #84c

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #85b

Hymns and Psalms #479

Les Chants du Pèlerin #169


Small Church Music #1488

The New English Hymnal #192


Together in Song #310a


TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #141g

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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