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O MEIN JESU, ICH MUSS STERBEN

O MEIN JESU, ICH MUSS STERBEN

Published in 25 hymnals


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

Tune Information

Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Incipit: 12334 32232 12171
Key: g minor
Source: Geistliche Volkslieder, Paderborn, 1850
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

Set to a German chorale text, "O mein Jesu, ich muss sterben" (O my Jesus, I must die), O MEIN JESU was published in Geistliche Volkslieder (1850). Paul G. Bunjes (b. Frankenmuth, MI, 1914) composed the harmonization for Lutheran Worship (1982). O MEIN JESU is in rounded bar form (AABA') with identical rhythms in its four musical lines. The music is well suited to part singing and bears a stately tempo. A graduate of Valparaiso (IN) University, Bunjes also earned a Ph.D. in music from the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York. He was an elementary school teacher and administrator for fifteen years and since 1951 has served on the faculty of Concordia Teachers College, River Forest, Illinois. Bunjes is noted as an organ-building consultant. He served as musical editor of Lutheran Worship (1982) and prepared many harmonizations for that hymnal, using his own name as well as two pseudonyms, Wilhelm Quampen and George Leonard. --Psalter Hymnal Handbook, 1988

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6349
Text: Stricken, Smitten, and Afflicted
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #79
Text: In Your Heritage the Nations
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF, XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 16 of 16)
Text

Christian Worship #127

Christian Worship #718

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Common Praise (1998) #166

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Common Praise (1998) #252

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #297

Hymnal #290

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Hymns to the Living God #154

Text

Lutheran Service Book #451

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Lutheran Worship #116

Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreAudio

Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #79

Audio

Small Church Music #1837

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6349

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #257

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Trinity Psalter Hymnal #79A

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Trinity Psalter Hymnal #342

Voices United #793

Include 9 pre-1979 instances
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