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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 settings 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.

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Michael Praetorius
Michael Praetorius

How Lovely Shines the Morning Star

“How Lovely Shines the Morning Star” (Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern), text by Philipp Nicolai (1597). Tune by Philipp Nicolai (1599). Setting by Michael Praetorius (1610). Polyphonic, SATTB.

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