NICHT SO TRAURIG (Bach)

NICHT SO TRAURIG (Bach)

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Published in 22 hymnals


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Composer: 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 L√ľneburg 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

Title: NICHT SO TRAURIG (Bach)
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7
Incipit: 32154 32347 1
Key: g minor
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Bread of heaven, on Thee we feed

Go to Dark Gethsemane

Go to dark Gethsemane,
You who feel the tempter's pow'r;
Your Redeemer's conflict see;
Watch with Him one bitter hour;
Turn not from His griefs away;
Learn of Jesus Christ to pray.

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Throned Upon the Awful Tree

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 200 New Last Verses
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 122
  • Free Harmonizations of Hymn Tunes: Volume II
    Composer/Editor D. DeWitt Wasson
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1986) pp. 152
  • Twenty-Four Interludes Based on Communion Hymn Tunes: For Manuals Only, with Optional Pedal
    Composer/Editor Henry Coleman
    Published By: Oxford Organ Music (1961) pp. 10

Organ Solo

  • Twenty-Four Interludes Based on Communion Hymn Tunes: For Manuals Only, with Optional Pedal
    Composer/Editor Henry Coleman
    Published By: Oxford Organ Music (1961) pp. 10

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Ancient and Modern #430b

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #83b

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Common Praise (1998) #190

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Small Church Music #2454

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The New English Hymnal #276a

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