The

Bach to

Church

Project

Reclaiming our

Lutheran choral heritage

for our

congregations and schools.

View our filterable, searchable, ever-expanding collection of historic Lutheran choral music from the 16th-18th centuries.

Explore modern Lutheran choral arrangements and hymns that follow in the rich tradition of our Lutheran choral heritage.

Learn about the Bach to Church Project: the impetus behind it, the people involved, and how you can contribute.

Latest Additions

Johannes Eccard
Johannes Eccard

Lamb of God, Pure and Holy

“Lamb of God, Pure and Holy” (O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig), text and tune by Nikolaus Decius (1531). Setting by Johannes Eccard (1597). Polyphonic, SATTB.

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Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach

O Man, Thy Grievous Sin Bemoan (BWV 402)

“O Man, Thy Grievous Sin Bemoan” (O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde gross), text by Sebald Heyden (c. 1530). Tune (Es sind doch selig alle, die im rechten Glauben wandeln) by Matthias Greitter (1525). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 402). Homophonic, SATB.

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