By Grace I Am an Heir of Heaven

Translator: H. Brueckner

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Author: Christian L. Scheidt

Christian Ludwig Scheidt, b. 1709, Waldenburg; d. 1761, Hanover, hofrat and librarian at Hanover Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: By grace I am an heir of heaven
Title: By Grace I Am an Heir of Heaven
Translator: H. Brueckner
Author: Christian L. Scheidt (1742, cento)
Meter: 9.8.9.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: © 1930 American Lutheran Hymnal Lutheran Book Concern. Reprinted by permission of Augsburg Fortress

Tune

NEUMARK

Published in 1657 (see above) WER NUR DEN LIEBEN GOTT is also known as NEUMARK. Johann S. Bach (PHH 7) used the tune in its isorhythmic shape (all equal rhythms) in his cantatas 21, 27, 84, 88, 93, 166, 179, and 197. Many Lutheran composers have also written organ preludes on this tune. WER NUR DEN…

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ELBE


WINCHESTER NEW

The original version of WINCHESTER NEW appeared in Musikalisches Handbuch der geistlichen Melodien, published in Hamburg, Germany, in 1690 by Georg Wittwe. It was set to the text “Wer nur den lieben Gott” (see 446). An expanded version of the tune was a setting for "Dir, dir Jehova" (see 203) in…

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Timeline

Instances

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Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #409
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #695Page Scan
Include 5 pre-1979 instances



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