GOTHA (Knecht)

GOTHA (Knecht)

Composer: Justin Heinrich Knecht (1797)
Published in 17 hymnals


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Composer: Justin Heinrich Knecht

Justin Heinrich Knecht Germany 1752-1817. Born at Biberach Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, he attended a Lutheran college in Esslingen am Meckar from 1768-1771. Having learned the organ, keyboard, violin and oratory, he became a Lutheran preceptor (professor of literature) and music director in Biberach. It was a free imperial city until 1803 and had a rich cultural life. He became organist of St. Martin’s Church in 1792, used by both Lutherans and Catholics, and was there for many years. He led an energetic, busy musical life, composing for both the theatre and church, organizing subscription concerts, teaching music theory, acoustics, aesthetics, composition, and instruments at the Gymnasium, affiliated to the Musikschule in 1806. He w… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: GOTHA (Knecht)
Composer: Justin Heinrich Knecht (1797)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.8.7.7
Incipit: 11313 35325 31712
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

I Will Ever Sing Thy Praises

I will ever sing Thy praises,
Mighty God and gracious King;
Loud my heart its tribute raises,
And to Thee my psalms I sing;
Thou art King of all creation,
Every land and every nation;
Thousand, thousand thanks to Thee,
Mighty God, my song shall be!

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Womit soll ich dich wohl loben

Christ the Life of all the living

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #3174
Text: I Will Ever Sing Thy Praises
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Small Church Music #7265
Text: Emmausnak tart két vándor (Two wandering to Emmaus)
  • PDF Melody (In D major) (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
Audio

Small Church Music #7265

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3174

Include 15 pre-1979 instances
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