Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Published in 31 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 Lüneburg 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: ST. AUGUSTINE (51232)
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Incipit: 51232 13554 32314
Key: G Major/G Major or modal
Source: J. S. Bach's 'Vierstimmige Choralgesange,' 1769.;M. Weisse's Ein Neu Gesengbuchlen, 1531.
Copyright: Public Domain



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 150 Last Verse Harmonies: For Use with the Hymn Books of the Baptist, Methodist, United Reformed and Other Free Churches
    Composer/Editor John Alley
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 13


The Cyber Hymnal #1189
Text: Dear Master, in Thy Way
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Small Church Music #2268
  • PDF Score (PDF)


Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Hymns and Psalms #614

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #289

Singing the Faith #590


Small Church Music #2268


Small Church Music #2453


Small Church Music #4093


The Cyber Hymnal #1189


Together in Song #508

Include 23 pre-1979 instances
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