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NEANDER

NEANDER

Composer: Joachim Neander (1679)
Published in 6 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Joachim Neander

Neander, Joachim, was born at Bremen, in 1650, as the eldest child of the marriage of Johann Joachim Neander and Catharina Knipping, which took place on Sept. 18, 1649, the father being then master of the Third Form in the Paedagogium at Bremen. The family name was originally Neumann (Newman) or Niemann, but the grandfather of the poet had assumed the Greek form of the name, i.e. Neander. After passing through the Paedagogium he entered himself as a student at the Gymnasium illustre (Academic Gymnasium) of Bremen in Oct. 1666. German student life in the 17th century was anything but refined, and Neander seems to have been as riotous and as fond of questionable pleasures as most of his fellows. In July 1670, Theodore Under-Eyck came to Breme… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Joachim Neander (1679)
Meter: 5.5.5.11
Incipit: 53321 23345
Key: E♭ Major

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
TextPage Scan

Moravian Book of Worship #608

Audio

Small Church Music #7337

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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