Sing with awe in strains harmonious

Author: Christian Ignatius La Trobe

Born: February 12, 1758, Fulneck (near Leeds), Yorkshire, England. Died: May 6, 1836, Liverpool, England. La Trobe, Christian Ignatius, eldest son of Benjamin La Trobe, was born at the Moravian Settlement, Fulneck, Leeds, Yorkshire, Feb. 12, 1758, and educated in England and at the Brethren's College, Niesky, Silesia. Taking orders in the Moravian Church, he became in 1784 Secretary to their Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel, and in 1795 Secretary to the Unity of the Brethren in England. He died at Fairfield, near Liverpool, May 6, 1836. He is best known through his Selection of Sacred Music, in six volumes, which appeared in 1806-25. His hymnological contributions consist of a few translations from the German. [George Arthu… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sing with awe in strains harmonious
Author: Christian Ignatius La Trobe

Tune

JESU, MEINES LEBENS LEBEN (11756)

The composer of the tune is unknown; it was first published in Das grosse Cantional: oder Kirchen-Gesangbuch (Darmstadt, 1687) to the text "Alle Menschen mussen sterben" by J. G. Albinus; some Baroque organ works are associated with that text. The tune became associated with Homburg's text since the…

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. (New and Rev. ed.) #98Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d641
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. New and Revised ed. #112Page Scan
Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #222Page Scan
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #978Page Scan
The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #124Page Scan
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #978Page Scan



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