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SCHWING DICH AUF ZU DEINEM GOTT (Crüger)

SCHWING DICH AUF ZU DEINEM GOTT (Crüger)

Composer: Johann Crüger (1653)
Published in 4 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Johann Crüger

Johann Crüger (b. Grossbriesen, near Guben, Prussia, Germany, 1598; d. Berlin, Germany, 1662) Crüger attended the Jesuit College at Olmutz and the Poets' School in Regensburg, and later studied theology at the University of Wittenberg. He moved to Berlin in 1615, where he published music for the rest of his life. In 1622 he became the Lutheran cantor at the St. Nicholas Church and a teacher for the Gray Cloister. He wrote music instruction manuals, the best known of which is Synopsis musica (1630), and tirelessly promoted congregational singing. With his tunes he often included elaborate accom­paniment for various instruments. Crüger's hymn collection, Neues vollkomliches Gesangbuch (1640), was one of the first hymnals to include figure… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: SCHWING DICH AUF ZU DEINEM GOTT (Crüger)
Composer: Johann Crüger (1653)
Meter: 7.7.7.7 D
Incipit: 55171 23234 53215
Key: g minor
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Hymnal and Order of Service #55a

Svenska Psalm-Boken af År 1819 #128

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The Hymnal and Order of Service #286

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