Weihnachtsliederbuch (Cornelius Freundt)

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  • (Posted 2022-02-07)  CPDL #67932:    (Finale)
Editor: Sabine Cassola (submitted 2022-02-07).   Score information: A4, 126 pages, 5.46 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Finale files are combined into a zip package

General Information

Title: Weihnachtsliederbuch
Composer – Compiler: Cornelius Freundt

Genre: SacredChristmas

Publication date and place: ca. 1591 in Zwickau. – Manuscript
Description: There are many modern recordings and editions of works from this book.

External websites:


  • Brennecke, Wilfried. 1953. Zwei Beiträge zum mehrstimmigen Weihnachtslied des 16. Jahrhunderts: II. Das Weihnachtsliederbuch des Cornelius Freundt. Die Musikforschung 6.Jahrgang, Heft 4: 313-319.

List of works

Most of these are for four voices. Two are for five voices: Von edler Art (Cornelius Freundt) and Joseph, lieber Joseph mein (Johann Walter), and one is for six voices: Uns ist geborn ein Kindelein (Anonymous).

Works at CPDL

Title Composer Lyricist Arranger No. Genre Subgenre Vo. Voices Language
In dulci jubilo Johann Walter 19 Sacred Sacred songs 4 SATB 2
Joseph, lieber Joseph mein Johann Walter 15 Sacred Motets 5 SATTB German
Lobt Gott, ihr Christen, alle gleich Nikolaus Herman Johann Hermann 1 Sacred Motets 4 SATB German
Psallite, unigenito (Singt und klingt) Michael Praetorius 9 Sacred Carols 4 SATB 2
Wie schön singt uns der Engel Schar Cornelius Freundt 12 Sacred Motets 3 SAB 2