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Die helle Sonn leuchtet - Deutsche Kirchenlieder

The hymn is a universal expression of the Christian heritage. It is virtually unmatched as a component of German culture and its history and continues to be anchored in our collective memory – even if not as firmly as it was one or two generations ago.
The repertoire of today’s hymnbooks quite literally spans millennia. The selection of songs recorded here by the Stimmwerck ensemble, however, focuses on a period of a little less than one and a half centuries. These years from the Reformation to the new beginning in the aftermath of the Thirty Years’ War indeed turned out to be of decisive importance in the history of sacred song. »O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden,« «Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr,« »Mit Ernst, o Menschenkinder,« »Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme,« »Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier« – who among us does not know these hymns representing the Christian legacy of sacred song?

Just as German folk songs are currently being rediscovered, so too this equally appealing recording can do the same for German hymns!
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Extra material for download
  Composer: Schein, Johann Hermann
01 Mir nach, spricht Christus, unser Held 02:23 $ 0.57 USD
  Composer: Ulenberg, Caspar
02 Hebt ewer heupt ihr pforten all 02:45 $ 0.66 USD
  Composer: Decius, Nicolaus
03 O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig 03:02 $ 0.73 USD
  Composer: Anonymous
  Christe, Du Lamm Gottes 05:02
04 Christe, Du Lamm Gottes 01:25 $ 0.34 USD
05 Christe, Du Lamm Gottes 03:37 $ 0.87 USD
  Composer: Hassler, Hans Leo
06 O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden 02:46 $ 0.66 USD
  Composer: Praetorius, Michael
  Christ ist erstanden 03:23
07 Christ ist erstanden 01:35 $ 0.38 USD
08 Christ ist erstanden 01:48 $ 0.43 USD
  Composer: Vulpius, Melchior
09 Gelobt sei Gott im höchsten Thron 02:17 $ 0.55 USD
  Composer: Walter, Johann
10 Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott 02:20 $ 0.56 USD
  Composer: Decius, Nicolaus
11 Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr 03:23 $ 0.81 USD
  Composer: Eccard, Johannes
12 Mit Ernst, o Menschenkinder 04:00 $ 0.96 USD
  Composer: Nicolai, Philipp
13 Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme 03:22 $ 0.81 USD
  Composer: Anonymous
14 Es kompt ein Schiff geladen 02:55 $ 0.70 USD
  Composer: Nicolai, Philipp
15 Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern 03:25 $ 0.82 USD
  Composer: Luther, Martin
16 Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier 02:55 $ 0.70 USD
  Composer: Schutz (Schütz), Heinrich
17 Wohl denen, die da leben 01:57 $ 0.47 USD
  Composer: Ulenberg, Caspar
18 Mein Hirt ist Got der Herr 03:17 $ 0.79 USD
  Composer: Vulpius, Melchior
19 Christus der ist mein Leben 02:20 $ 0.56 USD
  Composer: Bruck, Arnold von
20 Mitten wir im Leben sind 04:22 $ 1.05 USD
  Composer: Luther, Martin
21 Aus tiefer Not ich schrei zu dir 02:59 $ 0.72 USD
  Composer: Isaac, Heinrich
22 O Welt ich muss dich lassen 02:21 $ 0.56 USD
  Composer: Vulpius, Melchior
23 Hinunter ist der Sonne Schein 02:31 $ 0.60 USD
  Composer: Vulpius, Melchior
24 Die helle Sonn leucht jtzt herfür 02:24 $ 0.58 USD
  Album total 66:09
Bruck, Arnold von
Decius, Nicolaus
Eccard, Johannes
Hassler, Hans Leo
Isaac, Heinrich
Luther, Martin
Nicolai, Philipp
Praetorius, Michael
Schein, Johann Hermann
Schutz (Schütz), Heinrich
Ulenberg, Caspar
Vulpius, Melchior
Walter, Johann

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