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Five Centuries of Congregational Hymns

Ein feste Burg – Martin Luther (1483-1546), harmonized by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Words: “A mighty fortress is our God.”

St. Anne – William Croft (1678-1727), altered and harmonized by William Henry Monk (1823-1889). Words: “O God, our help in ages past.”

Wachet auf – Hans Sachs (1494-1575), adapted by Philip Nicolai (1556-1608), arranged and harmonized by by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Words: “‘Sleepers, wake!’ A voice astounds us.”

Hyfrydol – Rowland Hugh Pritchard (1811-1887). Words: “Alleluia! Sing to Jesus!”

Sine Nomine – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958). Words: “For all the saints.”

St. Columba – Irish melody. Words: “The King of love my shepherd is.”

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