Wednesday, June 13, 2012

FW: Wie wohl hast du gelabet* (Original Melodies)



Posted on: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 2:53 PM
Author: Matt Carver (Matthaeus Glyptes)
Subject: Wie wohl hast du gelabet* (Original Melodies)


Here are two original melodies for the the postcommunion hymn "Wie wohl hast du gelabet" (J. Rist, 1651), tr. by C. Winkworth as "O Living Bread from Heaven" [TLH 316; LW 244; LSB 642]. It was first published set to a tune by Andreas Hammerschmidt, appearing in Rist's hymnal (Lüneburg, 1651) thus (from Kümmerle):



This was included among others by some editions of Praxis pietatis melica, though it was eventually replaced by "Nun lob mein Seel…" A second melody, by Samuel Welter, appeared around 1692:



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