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Like the Golden Sun Ascending (BWV 146.8)

Setting by Johann Sebastian Bach

“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.
Recording of stanzas 1, 2, 5, and 10. Mount Hope Lutheran School Kammerchor, May 2023.

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