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BACH'S CHORALSiHlBYCHARLES SANFORD TERRYIPARTTHE HYMNS AND HYMNMELODIESOF THEPASSIONS" AND ORATORIOS:Cambridgeat the PressUniversity1915MT115v-iCHORALSBACH'SCAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESSC. F. MANAGERCLAY,FETTER E.C.LANE,: 100 PRINCES STREETG. P. PUTNAM'S SONS$eto Sorfe:Calcutta anto MACMILLAN AND LTD.Bombap, Plaftrag: CO.,Toronto: M. DENT AND LTD.J. SONS,THE MARUZEN-KABUSHIKI-KAISHAAll reservedrightsBACH'S CHORALSBYTERRYCHARLES SANFORDIPARTHYMNTHE HYMNS ANDMELODIESOF THEAND ORATORIOS"PASSIONS":Cambridgeat the PressUniversity9'523USTO MY FRIENDIVOR ATKINS938369ERRATAP. lines 10 delete which...vi, n, centuryline read Paul13, for Johann Cruger WagnerP. line of read in13, 8, for 1552 1552PREFATORY NOTEother can vie with inGermanycountryNOwealth of Much of it washymnody. pre-Reformation in Most of it was fruit of theorigin.and theexaltation of the ReformationspiritualYears' War. In its theThirty development yearis the the "crucial for1524 starting-point year1German ItSchweitzer calls it .Church-music,"witnessed the of the first GermanpublicationundEtlich Christlich liderBook,Hymn- Lobgesang,Psalm which contained(Wittenberg, 1524), eightto En-set four melodies. Another, Eynhymns,chiridion oder Handbuchlein . . . geystlicher gesengeund undkunstlichPsalmen, verteutscht,Rechtschaffenwas issued at and containedErfurt, twenty-fiveset to sixteen melodies. In the samehymns,momentous Walther atyear Johann publishedunder ...

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BACH'S CHORALSiHl BY CHARLES SANFORD TERRY IPART THE HYMNS AND HYMN MELODIES OF THE PASSIONS" AND ORATORIOS :Cambridge at the PressUniversity 1915 MT 115 v-i CHORALSBACH'S CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS C. F. MANAGERCLAY, FETTER E.C.LANE, : 100 PRINCES STREET G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS$eto Sorfe: Calcutta anto MACMILLAN AND LTD.Bombap, Plaftrag: CO., Toronto: M. DENT AND LTD.J. SONS, THE MARUZEN-KABUSHIKI-KAISHA All reservedrights BACH'S CHORALS BY TERRYCHARLES SANFORD IPART HYMNTHE HYMNS AND MELODIES OF THE AND ORATORIOS"PASSIONS" :Cambridge at the PressUniversity 9'5 23 US TO MY FRIEND IVOR ATKINS 938369 ERRATA P. lines 10 delete which...vi, n, century line read Paul 13, for Johann Cruger Wagner P. line of read in13, 8, for 1552 1552 PREFATORY NOTE other can vie with inGermanycountryNOwealth of Much of it washymnody. pre- Reformation in Most of it was fruit of theorigin. and theexaltation of the Reformationspiritual Years' War. In its theThirty development year is the the "crucial for1524 starting-point year 1German ItSchweitzer calls it .Church-music," witnessed the of the first Germanpublication undEtlich Christlich liderBook,Hymn- Lobgesang, Psalm which contained(Wittenberg, 1524), eight to En-set four melodies. Another, Eynhymns, chiridion oder Handbuchlein . . . geystlicher gesenge und undkunstlichPsalmen, verteutscht,Rechtschaffen was issued at and containedErfurt, twenty-five set to sixteen melodies. In the samehymns, momentous Walther atyear Johann published under Luther's hisWittenberg, direction, Geystliche 1 Albert S. Bach trans. ErnestSchweitzer, Newman,J. (1911), vol. i. 15. VI which containedgesangk Buchleyn, thirty-two and musicalhymns, forty-three, mostly five-part, later Valentinsettings. Twenty-one years (1545) Babst at his Geystliche Lieder,published Leipzig the last that received Luther'sHymn-Book revision. It contained one hundred and twenty- nine numbers and melodies.ninety-seven hymn later NewesNinety-five years Johann Criiger's vollkomliches Gesangbuch Augspurgischer Confession which remained in use in Berlin for(Berlin, 1640), a contained two hundred andnearly century, forty- and one hundred andeight hymns thirty-five melodies. collectionJohann Criiger's (1697) Bach was twelve old then entitled An-years Seelen Brand- unddachtiger geistliches Gantz-Opfer. Das ist in acht unter-vollstandiges Gesangbuch schiedlichen contained more than fiveTheilen, thousand but no melodies. It is a workhymns, associated with who theBach,closely possessed volumes and drew his from them.eight hymns one hundred later an incom-Nearly years (1786) index of first lines revealedplete hymnological German ! Theactually 72,733 hymns Dictionary estimates that aboutof Hymnology (1908) 10,000 of them have become of whichpopular, "nearly 1one thousand are classical and immortal ." Bach 1 P. 412.