Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23 (A Responsorial Setting)

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Refrain:
Cast every idol from its throne;
the Lord is God, the Lord alone.
To God all praise and glory.

Source: Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #106B

Author: Johann J. Schütz

Schütz, Johann Jakob, was born Sept. 7, 1640, at Frankfurt am Main. After studying at Tübingen (where he became a licentiate in civil and canon law), he began to practise as an advocate in Frankfurt, and in later years with the title of Rath. He seems to have been a man of considerable legal learning as well as of deep piety. He was an intimate friend of P. J. Spener; and it was, in great measure, at his suggestion, that Spener began his famous Collegia Pietatis. After Spener left Frankfurt, in 1686, Schütz came under the influence of J. W. Petersen; and carrying out Petersen's prin¬ciples to their logical conclusion, he became a Separatist, and ceased to attend the Lutheran services or to communicate. He died at Frankfurt, May 22, 1690… Go to person page >

Translator: Frances Cox

Cox, Frances Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. George V. Cox, born at Oxford, is well known as a successful translator of hymns from the German. Her translations were published as Sacred Hymns from the German, London, Pickering. The 1st edition, pub. 1841, contained 49 translations printed with the original text, together with biographical notes on the German authors. In the 2nd edition, 1864, Hymns from the German, London, Rivingtons, the translations were increased to 56, those of 1841 being revised, and with additional notes. The 56 translations were composed of 27 from the 1st ed. (22 being omitted) and 29 which were new. The best known of her translations are "Jesus lives! no longer [thy terrors] now" ; and ”Who are these like stars appeari… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Cast every idol from its throne
Title: Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23 (A Responsorial Setting)
Author: Johann J. Schütz (1675)
Translator: Frances Cox (1864; alt)
Source: Evangelical Lutheran Worship
Language: English
Publication Date: 2012
Notes: Responsorial reading for Psalm 106. Tone included for chanting. <i>Lectionary: Ordinary Time after Pentecost (A).</i>
Copyright: © 2006 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, admin. Augsburg Fortress Publishers (Psalm Text); © 2011 Faith Alive Christian Resources (Tone)

Tune

MIT FREUDEN ZART

MIT FREUDEN ZART has some similarities to the French chanson "Une pastourelle gentille" (published by Pierre Attaingnant in 1529) and to GENEVAN 138 (138). The tune was published in the Bohemian Brethren hymnal Kirchengesänge (1566) with Vetter's text "Mit Freuden zart su dieser Fahrt." Splendid mu…

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