WIE WOHL IST MIR

WIE WOHL IST MIR

Composer: Christian Friedrich Richter (1700)
Published in 8 hymnals


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Composer: Christian Friedrich Richter

Richter, Christian Friedrich, son of Sigismund Richter, Rath and Chancellor to Count von Promnitz at Sorau, in Brandenburg, was born at Sorau, Oct. 5, 1676. At the University of Halle he was first a student of medicine and then of theology. In 1698, A. H. Francke appointed him Inspector of the Paedagogium, and then made him, in 1699, physician in general to all his Institutions. In company with his younger brother, Dr. Christian Sigismund Richter, he made many chemical experiments, for which he prepared himself by special prayer; and invented many compounds which came into extensive use under the name of the “Halle Medicines," the most famous being the Essentia dulcis, which was a preparation of gold. He died at Halle, Oct. 5, 1711 (Koch,… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: WIE WOHL IST MIR
Composer: Christian Friedrich Richter (1700)
Meter: 9.8.9.8.9.9.8.9.9.8
Incipit: 13325 14323 52231
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Geistreiches Gesangbuch (Halle, Germany: 1704);German chorale: Wie wohl ist mir, O Freund der Seelen
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Choral-Improvisations for Organ Op. 65 Volume 6: For Confirmation, Marriage, Christening and Harvest Festival
    Composer/Editor Sigfrid Karg-Elert
    Published By: Edward B. Marks Music Company (1941) pp. 32

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4346
Text: My Soul's Best Friend, What Joy and Blessing
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The Cyber Hymnal #5780
Text: A Rest Remaineth for the Weary
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Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
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The Cyber Hymnal #4346

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The Cyber Hymnal #5780

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