Nun danket alle Gott (Johann Crüger)

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Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-11-04).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 31 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Praxis pietatis, 1653. Two stanzas included.

General Information

Title: Nun danket alle Gott
Composer: Johann Crüger
Lyricist: Martin Rinkart

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicings: TB or SB
Genre: SacredChorale   Meter: 67. 67. 66. 66

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1647 in Praxis pietatis melica, no. 239

Description: Johann Sebastian Bach harmonized this tune several times, for the cantata Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild, BWV 79, no. 3; for the Weinachts Oratorium (Christmas Oratorio), BWV 248; and the chorale Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 386.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Nun danket alle Gott.