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.

O Lord, Look Down from Heaven, Behold

“O Lord, Look Down from Heaven, Behold” (Ach Gott vom Himmel, sieh darein), text by Martin Luther (1523). Tune, Erfurt (1524). Setting by Hans Leo Hassler (1608). Homophonic, SATB.

May God Bestow on Us His Grace (SWV 164)

“May God Bestow on Us His Grace” (Es wolle Gott uns gnädig sein), text by Martin Luther (1533). Setting by Heinrich Schütz (1661, SWV 164). Homophonic, SATB.

We All Believe in One True God

“We All Believe in One True God” (Wir glauben all an einen Gott), text by Martin Luther (1524). Tune, anonymous (1390). Setting by Michael Praetorius (1609). Homophonic, SATB.

When in the Hour of Utmost Need

“When in the Hour of Utmost Need” (Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein), text by Paul Eber (1566). Setting by Johann Hermann Schein (1627). Homophonic, SATB.

From Heaven Above to Earth I Come

“From Heaven Above to Earth I Come” (Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her), text by Martin Luther (1535). Tune attr. Martin Luther (1535). Setting by Johannes Eccard (1597). Polyphonic, SSATB.

Soul, Adorn Thyself with Gladness (BWV 180.7)

“Soul, Adorn Thyself with Gladness” (Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele), text by Johann Franck (1647). Tune by Johann Crüger (1647). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 180.7). Homophonic, SATB.

Now Praise We Christ, the Holy One

“Now Praise We Christ, the Holy One” (Christum wir sollen loben schon), text by Martin Luther (1483-1546), based on A solis ortus cardine by Coelius Sedulius. Tune, ancient plainsong. Setting by Lucas Osiander (1534-1604). Homophonic, SATB.

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