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Hymn for All Hours

“Hymn for All Hours” (Hymnus Omnis Horae), text by Aurelius Clemens Prudentius (348-c.413). Tune traditional Latin. Setting by Michael Praetorius (Hymnodia Sionia 28, 1611). Polyphonic, SATB.

Jesus, I Will Ponder Now (BWV 159.5)

“Jesus, I Will Ponder Now” (Jesu, deine Passion), text by Sigismund von Birken (1663). Tune (Jesu Kreuz, Leiden und Pein) by Melchior Vulpius (1609). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 159.5), originally for text Jesu Leiden, Pein und Tod. Homophonic, SATB.

From Depths of Woe I Cry to Thee (SWV 235)

“From Depths of Woe I Cry to Thee” (Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu Dir), text by Martin Luther (1524). Setting by Heinrich Schütz (1628, SWV 235). Homophonic, SATB.

Lamb of God, Pure and Holy

“Lamb of God, Pure and Holy” (O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig), text and tune by Nikolaus Decius (1531). Setting by Johannes Eccard (1597). Polyphonic, SATTB.

O Man, Thy Grievous Sin Bemoan (BWV 402)

“O Man, Thy Grievous Sin Bemoan” (O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde gross), text by Sebald Heyden (c. 1530). Tune (Es sind doch selig alle, die im rechten Glauben wandeln) by Matthias Greitter (1525). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 402). Homophonic, SATB.

Upon the Cross Extended (BWV 244.37)

“Upon the Cross Extended” (O Welt, sich hier dein Leben), text by Paul Gerhardt (1647). Tune O Welt, ich muß dich lassen (1555). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 244.37). Homophonic, SATB.

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