Composer: Johann Crüger (1653)
Published in 12 hymnals

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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

Composer: Johann Crüger (1653)
Incipit: 31543 21321 71231
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 22 Hymn Introductions
    Composer/Editor Kevin J. Sadowski
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1997) pp. 48
  • New Organ Accompaniments for Selected Hymns of Paul Gerhardt
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1976) pp. 18
  • Intonations for the Hymn of the Week
    Composer/Editor Theodore Beck
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1969) pp. 34
  • The Hymn of the Week: Tabulatura Americana Pars Prima Organ Settings
    Composer/Editor Jan Bender
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1961) pp. 48

Organ Solo

  • Preludes for the Hymns in Worship Supplement Volume II: Lent - Easter Nos. 725 - 744
    Composer/Editor Karl Marx
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1972) pp. 37
  • Ten Preludes on Hymn Tunes in Free Style: For Organ Opus 85
    Composer/Editor Camil van Hulse
    Published By: Carl Fischer, Inc. (1957) pp. 15


The Cyber Hymnal #4782
Text: Oh, Enter, Lord, Thy Temple
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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Evangelisches Gesangbuch #129

Evangelisches Gesangbuch #133

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Śpiewnik Ewangelicki #230

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Śpiewnik Ewangelicki #408


The Cyber Hymnal #4782

Include 7 pre-1979 instances
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