ICH FREU MICH IN DEM HERREN

ICH FREU MICH IN DEM HERREN

Composer: Bartholomäus Helder
Published in 5 hymnals


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Composer: Bartholomäus Helder

Helder, Bartholomäus, son of Johann Helder, Superintendent in Gotha, became, in 1607, schoolmaster at Friemar, and in 1616, pastor of Bemstadt, near Gotha, where he died of the pestilence, Oct. 28, 1635 (Koch, iii. 114, 115, 248; Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, xi. 684, 685, &c). Helder published two works (both in the Royal Library, Berlin). (1) Cymbalum Genethliacum. Erfurt, 1615 ; and (2) Cymbalum Davidicum. Erfurt, 1620. The first contains 15 Christmas and New Year Hymns, and the second 25, mostly Psalm versions. In the Cantionale Sacrum, Gotna, 1646-48, over 50 hymns are given with his name as composer of the music and without definite ascription as regards the words. Two of these have passed into English, viz.:— i. In meiner No… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Bartholomäus Helder
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Key: D Major
Copyright: Setting: © 1968 Richard Hillert. Used by permission.

Texts

Down from the mount of glory

Ich bin nicht mehr mein eigen

Speak Forth Your Word, O Father

Speak forth your word, O Father,
your faithful people plead;
the nations starve and perish
and cannot name their need;
O Lord, you have so made us
that not alone by bread,
but by your word of comfort
our hunger must be fed.

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #97
Glaubenslieder #149
Glaubenslieder #249Audio
Small Church Music #2989Audio
Include 1 pre-1979 instance



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