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Michael Praetorius

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.

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Johannes Eccard

I Know My Faith Is Founded

“I Know My Faith Is Founded” (Ich weiß, an wen ich gläube), text by Erdmann Neumeister (1718). Tune (Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren) by Hans Kugelmann (1540). Setting by Johannes Eccard (1597), originally for text Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren. Polyphonic, SATTB.

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Johann Sebastian Bach

I Will Sing My Maker’s Praises (BWV 413)

“I Will Sing My Maker’s Praises” (Sollt’ ich meinem Gott nicht singen), text by Paul Gerhardt (1659). Tune (Lasset uns den Herren preisen) by Johann Schop (1641). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 413). Homophonic, SATB.

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Jesus Lives! The Victory’s Won (BWV 145a)

“Jesus Lives! The Victory’s Won” (Jesus lebt, mit ihm auch ich), text by Christian F. Gellert (1757). Tune (Jesus, meine Zuversicht) by Johann Crüger (1656). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 145a), originally for text Auf, mein Herz, des Herren Tag. Homophonic, SATB.

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Johann Sebastian Bach

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.

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Like the Golden Sun Ascending (BWV 146.8)

“Like the Golden Sun Ascending” (Som den gyldne Sol frembryder), text by Thomas Kingo (1689). Tune (Werde munter, mein Gemüte) by Johann Schop (1642). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 146.8; original text unknown). Homophonic, SATB.

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Johann Walter

Lord Christ, the Sole-Begotten

“Lord Christ, the Sole-Begotten” (a.k.a. The Only Son from Heaven; Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn), text by Elisabeth Cruciger (1524). Setting by Johann Walter (1524). Homophonic, SATB.

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Lord Jesus Christ, with Us Abide (BWV 253)

“Lord Jesus Christ, with Us Abide” (Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ), st. 1-2, Anonymous (1579); st. 3-9, Nicolaus Selnecker (1611). Tune from Wittenberg, 1588. Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 253). Homophonic, SATB.

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Lucas Osiander

Now Praise We Christ, the Holy One

“Now Praise We Christ, the Holy One” (Christum wir sollen loben schon), text by Martin Luther (1483-1546), based on A solis ortus cardine by Coelius Sedulius. Tune, ancient plainsong. Setting by Lucas Osiander (1534-1604). Homophonic, SATB.

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Johann Sebastian Bach

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.

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Michael Praetorius

Rejoice, Rejoice, Believers

“Rejoice, Rejoice, Believers” (Ermuntert euch, ihr Frommen), text by Laurentius Laurenti (c. 1700). Tune (Freut euch, ihr lieben Christen) by Leonhart Schröter (1587). Setting by Michael Praetorius (1609). Homophonic, SATB.

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