MACHT HOCH DIE TÜR (Freylinghausen)

Composer: Johann Anastasius Freylinghausen

Freylinghausen, Johann Anastasius, son of Dietrich Freylinghausen, merchant and burgomaster at Gandersheim, Brunswick, was born at Gandersheim, Dec. 2, 1670. He entered the University of Jena at Easter, 1689. Attracted by the preaching of A. H. Francke and J. J. Breithaupt, he removed to Erfurt in 1691, and at Easter, 1692, followed them to Halle. About the end of 1693 he returned to Gandersheim, and employed himself as a private tutor. In 1695 he went to Glaucha as assistant to Francke; and when Francke became pastor of St. Ulrich's, in Halle,1715, Freylinghausen became his colleague, and in the same year married his only daughter. In 1723 he became also sub-director of the Paedagogium and the Orphanage; and after Francke's death in 1727,… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: MACHT HOCH DIE TÜR (Freylinghausen)
Composer: Johann Anastasius Freylinghausen
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8.6.6
Incipit: 35432 12325 44332
Key: F Major
Source: Gesangbuch, Halle, 1704
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates

Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates;
behold, the King of glory waits;
the King of kings is drawing near;
the Savior of the world is here!

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Fling wide the door, unbar the gate

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Hymn Prelude Library Volume Seven Tunes M: Lutheran Service Book
    Composer/Editors Kevin J. Hildebrand; Keith Kolander
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2015) pp. 8
  • Chorale Preludes of Harald Rohlig Set 2
    Composer/Editor Harald Rohlig
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2011) pp. 35
  • The Master Organ Works of Jan Bender Volume 3: Chorale Preludes for Organ (M - Z)
    Composer/Editors Jan Bender; David Fienen
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2005) pp. 6
  • Chorale Preludes I: Choralvorspiele fur Orgel 25 Choralvorspiele
    Composer/Editor Helmut Walcha
    Published By: C. F. Peters Corporation (2002) pp. 5
  • Augsburg Organ Library Advent
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Klaus Uwe Ludwig
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2000) pp. 52, 54
  • The Organist Volume 94 Number 5 November 1990: A Bi-monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors James Mansfield; Henry Balcombe
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1990) pp. 35
  • The Organist's Companion Volume 11 Number 1 December 1987 General, Advent, Christmas, Epiphany: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; Ronald Besemer
    Published By: McAfee Music Corporation (1988) pp. 10
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 1: Advent: A - M
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; David N. Johnson
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1982) pp. 30
  • Preludes and Postludes Volume 2: Advent Christmas Epiphany
    Composer/Editor Richard Hudson
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1973) pp. 24
  • Music for Worship for Manuals
    Composer/Editor David N. Johnson
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1969) pp. 1
  • Choral-Improvisations for Organ Op. 65 Volume 1: For Advent and Christmastide
    Composer/Editor Sigfrid Karg-Elert
    Published By: Edward B. Marks Music Company pp. 14

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Organ Volume 1: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 239 - 303

    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2007) pp. 259
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Piano Volume 1: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 239 - 303

    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2007) pp. 259
  • Creative Hymn Accompaniments for Organ: Volume 4 A Tribute to Dale Wood
    Composer/Editor Gerhard Krapf
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (2005) pp. 28
  • Pull Out the Stops!: Congregational Song Accompaniments for Organ
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Mark Weiler
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2001) pp. 148
  • Let It Rip! At the Piano 2: Congregational Song Accompaniments Volume 2
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Eric Vollen
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2000) pp. 114
  • Hymn Descants Set 1: With C and B flat Instrument Parts
    Composer/Editor Stanley Drummond Wolff
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1990) pp. 15
  • Basic Hymn Accompaniments Volume I
    Composer/Editor Thomas R. Pearce
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1988) pp. 24
  • Twenty Hymn Introductions: Volume I Opus 56
    Composer/Editor Jan Bender
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1974) pp. 14
  • Organ Descants for Selected Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor G. Winston Cassler
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1972) pp. 15
  • Free Organ Accompaniment to Hymns Volume II: Advent, Christmas, Epiphany

    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1965) pp. 8
  • New Organ Settings for Hymns and Chorales Set I: Opus 22
    Composer/Editor Jan Bender
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1963) pp. 25-27

Piano Solo

  • The Church Pianist Volume 30 Number 2 November December 2013: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Larry F. Pugh; Joseph Prentiss
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 15

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1072
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #1664
Text: Fling Wide the Door
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #12358
Text: This Is The Happy Christmas Morn
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 19 of 19)

A New Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #30

Cáliz de Bendiciones #86

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1072

Christian Science Hymnal #522

TextPage Scan

Christian Worship #3

El Himnario #75

TextPage Scan

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #92

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #259

Audio

Glaubenslieder #434

Hymnal #186

TextPage Scan

Lutheran Service Book #340

Lutheran Worship #23

Mil Voces para Celebrar #86

Moravian Book of Worship #272

Audio

Small Church Music #1460

The Book of Common Praise of the Reformed Episcopal Church #15

Score

The Cyber Hymnal #1664

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #12358

Text

Together in Song #267

Include 22 pre-1979 instances
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