Scribes in Long Robes, Expecting Deference

Author: John Core

John Core (john.core@mail.WVU.edu) is a music librarian at West Virginia University in Morgantown and is also a hymn text writer. He is a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and a life member of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. His hymn texts are published in Shores of Thought and Feeling (Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc., 2000. http://www.reformedworship.org Go to person page >

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First Line: Scribes in long robes, expecting deference
Title: Scribes in Long Robes, Expecting Deference
Author: John Core
Language: English
Copyright: © 2004 John Core

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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