NEAR UNTO GOD

NEAR UNTO GOD

Composer: Louis Bourgeois (1551)
Published in 8 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Louis Bourgeois

Loys "Louis" Bourgeois (French: [buʁʒwa]; c. 1510 – 1559) was a French composer and music theorist of the Renaissance. He is most famous as one of the main compilers of Calvinist hymn tunes in the middle of the 16th century. One of the most famous melodies in all of Christendom, the Protestant doxology known as the Old 100th, is commonly attributed to him. See also in: Wikipedia  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Louis Bourgeois (1551)
Meter: 8.8.9.9.8.8.8.8
Incipit: 56176 54341 7615
Key: D Major/F Major
Source: Genevan 73

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Psalter Hymnal (Blue) #139

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