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Composer: Nicolaus Decius (1541)
Published in 35 hymnals

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

Composer: Nicolaus Decius

Decius, Nicolaus (Nicolaus a Curia or von Hofe, otherwise Hovesch, seems to have been a native of Hof, in Upper Franconia, Bavaria, and to have been originally called Tech. He became a monk, and was in 1519 Probst of the cloister at Steterburg, near Wolfenbüttel. Becoming favourable to the opinions of Luther, he left Steterburg in July, 1522, and went to Brunswick, where he was appointed a master in the St. Katherine and Egidien School. In 1523 he was invited by the burgesses of Stettin to labour there as an Evangelical preacher along with Paulus von Rhode. He became preacher at the Church of St. Nicholas; was probably instituted by the Town Council in 1526, when von Rhode was instituted to St. Jacob's; and at the visitation in 1535 was re… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Nicolaus Decius (1541)
Incipit: 13555 65655 12342
Key: D Major
Source: German, 1540
Copyright: Public Domain


Instances (1 - 15 of 15)

Ambassador Hymnal #281


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #311

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Christian Worship #268

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #41


Evangelical Lutheran Worship #357


Glaubenslieder #5

Hymnal #146

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Lutheran Service Book #434

Lutheran Worship #208

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Presbyterian Hymnal #82


Small Church Music #2778


Small Church Music #6227

The Covenant Hymnal #564


The Cyber Hymnal #5050


The Cyber Hymnal #5051

Include 20 pre-1979 instances
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