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Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach

Comfort, Comfort Ye My People (BWV 70.7)

“Comfort, Comfort Ye My People” (Tröstet, tröstet meine Lieben), text by Johann Olearius (1671). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 70.7), originally for text Freu dich sehr. Homophonic, SATB.

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Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach

Commit Whatever Grieves Thee (BWV 244.44)

“Commit Whatever Grieves Thee” (Befiehl du deine Wege), text by Paul Gerhardt (1656). Tune (Herzlich tut mich verlangen) by Hans Leo Hassler (1601). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 244.44). Homophonic, SATB.

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Johannes Eccard
Johannes Eccard

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.

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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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Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach

I Will Sing My Maker’s Praises (BWV 413)

“I Will Sing My Maker’s Praises” (Sollt’ ich meinem Gott nicht singen), text by Paul Gerhardt (1659). Tune (Lasset uns den Herren preisen) by Johann Schop (1641). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 413). Homophonic, SATB.

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Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach

Jesus Lives! The Victory’s Won (BWV 145a)

“Jesus Lives! The Victory’s Won” (Jesus lebt, mit ihm auch ich), text by Christian F. Gellert (1757). Tune (Jesus, meine Zuversicht) by Johann Crüger (1656). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 145a), originally for text Auf, mein Herz, des Herren Tag. Homophonic, SATB.

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Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach

Jesus, I Will Ponder Now (BWV 159.5)

“Jesus, I Will Ponder Now” (Jesu, deine Passion), text by Sigismund von Birken (1663). Tune (Jesu Kreuz, Leiden und Pein) by Melchior Vulpius (1609). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 159.5), originally for text Jesu Leiden, Pein und Tod. Homophonic, SATB.

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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

Like the Golden Sun Ascending (BWV 146.8)

“Like the Golden Sun Ascending” (Som den gyldne Sol frembryder), text by Thomas Kingo (1689). Tune (Werde munter, mein Gemüte) by Johann Schop (1642). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 146.8; original text unknown). Homophonic, SATB.

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Johann Walter
Johann Walter

Lord Christ, the Sole-Begotten

“Lord Christ, the Sole-Begotten” (a.k.a. The Only Son from Heaven; Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn), text by Elisabeth Cruciger (1524). Setting by Johann Walter (1524). Homophonic, SATB.

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Johann Crüger
Johann Crüger

Lord Jesus Christ, I Call to Thee

“Lord Jesus Christ, I Call to Thee” (Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ), text by Johann Agricola (1494-1566). Tune Wittenberg (1529). Setting by Johann Crüger (1598-1662). Homophonic, SATB.

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Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach

Lord Jesus Christ, with Us Abide (BWV 253)

“Lord Jesus Christ, with Us Abide” (Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ), st. 1-2, Anonymous (1579); st. 3-9, Nicolaus Selnecker (1611). Tune from Wittenberg, 1588. Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 253). Homophonic, SATB.

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Lucas Osiander
Lucas Osiander

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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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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Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach

Oh, How Great Is Your Compassion (BWV 259)

“Oh, How Great Is Your Compassion” (Ach, wie groß ist deine Gnade), text by Johann Olearius (1671). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 259), originally for text Ach, was soll ich Sünder machen. Homophonic, SATB.

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Michael Praetorius
Michael Praetorius

Rejoice, Rejoice, Believers

“Rejoice, Rejoice, Believers” (Ermuntert euch, ihr Frommen), text by Laurentius Laurenti (c. 1700). Tune (Freut euch, ihr lieben Christen) by Leonhart Schröter (1587). Setting by Michael Praetorius (1609). Homophonic, SATB.

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Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach

Upon the Cross Extended (BWV 244.37)

“Upon the Cross Extended” (O Welt, sich hier dein Leben), text by Paul Gerhardt (1647). Tune O Welt, ich muß dich lassen (1555). Chorale setting by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 244.37). Homophonic, SATB.

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