Bach to



Reclaiming our

Lutheran choral heritage

for our

congregations and schools.

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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Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach

Awake, My Heart, with Gladness (BWV 441)

“Awake, My Heart, with Gladness” (Auf, auf, mein Herz, mit Freuden), text by Paul Gerhardt (1647). Tune by Johann Crüger (1648). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 441 variant). Homophonic, SATB.

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Johannes Eccard
Johannes Eccard

I Know My Faith Is Founded

“I Know My Faith Is Founded” (Ich weiß, an wen ich gläube), text by Erdmann Neumeister (1718). Tune (Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren) by Hans Kugelmann (1540). Setting by Johannes Eccard (1597), originally for text Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren. Polyphonic, SATTB.

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