Bethany Lutheran Church, Tulsa

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland – Einsiedeln, 12th century, and Martin Luther,1524. Words – St. Ambrose (340-397): “Savior of the Nations, Come.” Trans. composite for Lutheran Book of Worship, 1978

Lasset uns mit Jesu ziehen – George G. Boltze (18th century). Words -- Sigismund von Birken (1626-1581): “Let us ever walk with Jesus.” Trans. for Lutheran Book of Worship, 1978

Macht hoch die Tür – Halle (1704). Words – Georg Weissel (1509-1635): “Fling wide the door.” Trans. Gracia Grindal, b. 1943

Wie solI Ich dich empfangen – Johann Crüger (1598-1662). Words – Paul Gerhardt (1606-1676): “O Lord, how shall I meet you.” Trans. from The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941

Herzliebster Jesu – Johann Crüger (1598-1662), based on a melody for Psalm 23 by Guillaume Franc, 1543. Words – Johann Heermann (1585-1647): “Ah, holy Jesus.” Trans. Robert Bridges (1844-1930), alt.

Herzlich tut mich verlangen – Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612). Words: Paul Gerhardt (1607-1676), based on the Salve caput cruentatum of Arnulf von Löwen, before 1250:
"O sacred head, now wounded." Trans. composite

Christ lag in Todesbanden – Johann Walther (1524). Words – Martin Luther (1483-1546), based in part on the sequence Victimae paschali laudes by Wipo of Burgundy (before 1048) and on the German Lied Christ ist erstanden: “Christ Jesus lay in death’s strong bands.” Trans. Richard Massie (1800-1887), alt.

Easter Hymn Lyra Davidica (1708). Words – Latin carol (14th century): “Jesus Christ is risen today.”

Sonne der Gerichtigkeit – Bohemian Brethren (1566). Words – office hymn (17th century): “At the Lamb's high feast we sing.” Trans. Robert Campbell (1814-1686), alt.

Jesu, meines Lebens LebenDas grosse Cantionale (1687). Words – Ernst Christoph Homburg (1605-1681): “Christ, the life of all the living.” Trans. Catherine Winkworth (1829-1878), alt.

Praeludium in E – Vincent Lübeck (1654-1740)

Passacaglia in D – Diedrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)


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