LUTHER'S HYMN

LUTHER'S HYMN

Composer: Martin Luther
Published in 149 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Martin Luther

Luther, Martin, born at Eisleben, Nov. 10, 1483; entered the University of Erfurt, 1501 (B.A. 1502, M.A.. 1503); became an Augustinian monk, 1505; ordained priest, 1507; appointed Professor at the University of Wittenberg, 1508, and in 1512 D.D.; published his 95 Theses, 1517; and burnt the Papal Bull which had condemned them, 1520; attended the Diet of Worms, 1521; translated the Bible into German, 1521-34; and died at Eisleben, Feb. 18, 1546. The details of his life and of his work as a reformer are accessible to English readers in a great variety of forms. Luther had a huge influence on German hymnody. i. Hymn Books. 1. Ellich cristlich lider Lobgesang un Psalm. Wittenberg, 1524. [Hamburg Library.] This contains 8 German h… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Martin Luther
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.8.7
Incipit: 11(2) 32122 31(2) 345
Key: A Major
Source: Joseph Klug's Geistliche Lieder, Wittenberg, 1535
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Great God, what do I see and hear!

Great God, what do I see and hear!
The end of things created!
The Judge of mankind doth appear,
On clouds of glory seated!
The trumpet sounds; the graves restore
The dead which they contained before:
Prepare, my soul, to meet Him!

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We come unto our fathers' God:

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #643
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #924
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #1180
Text: Dear Christians, One and All, Rejoice
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #1182
Text: Dear Christian People All, Rejoice
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #2047
Text: Great God, What Do I See and Hear?
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #3082
Text: If Thy Belovèd Son, O God
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #3922
Text: Lord Over All, If Thou Hast Made
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4336
Text: The Mouth of Fools Doth God Confess
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4992
Text: O Holy Spirit, Grant Us Grace
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #5122
Text: O Lord, Our Father, Thanks to Thee
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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The Cyber Hymnal #6801
Text: Thou Judge by Whom Each Empire Fell
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The Cyber Hymnal #7154
Text: We Come unto Our Fathers' God
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #9797
Text: 'Tis Sure, That Awful Time Will Come
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #11239
Text: The Day Must Come, The Judgement Day
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 51 of 51)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #778bText
Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #664
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #643ScoreAudio
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #924ScoreAudio
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #185TextPage Scan
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #207TextPage Scan
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #208Text
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #370FlexScorePage Scan
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #569aPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #25Text
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #225TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #368TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #538TextPage Scan
Glaubenslieder #24
Glaubenslieder #40Text
Glaubenslieder #62Text
Glaubenslieder #215
Glaubenslieder #238Audio
Hymnal: A Worship Book #32
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #453
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #189a
Lutheran Service Book #508TextPage Scan
Lutheran Service Book #693TextPage Scan
Lutheran Worship #336
Lutheran Worship #462Text
Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #48
Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #219
Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #247
Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #601b
Rejoice in the Lord #399TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #967Audio
Small Church Music #1844Audio
Small Church Music #3664Audio
Small Church Music #6509Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #1180TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #1182TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #2047TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #3082TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #3922TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #4336TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #4992TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #5122TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #6801ScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #7154TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #9797TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #11239TextScoreAudio
The Liturgy of the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives #45
The New Century Hymnal #374
The New English Hymnal #170aTextPage Scan
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #144
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #321TextPage Scan
Include 98 pre-1979 instances



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