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Chorale Melodies: Sorted by Title | 371 4-Part Chorales sorted by Breitkopf Number | Explanation

Chorale Melodies used in Bach's Vocal Works
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English Hymn

No.

German Chorale Melody

All hail, adorèd Trinity (Illsley by John Bishop),

145

All People That on Earth Do Dwell (Old Hundredth)

All things bright and beautiful (tune Royal Oak)

264

All ye who seek a comfort sure (tune St. Bernard)

63

Alleluya! Alleluya! (tune Sullivan's Lux Eoi)

103

Around the throne of God (tune Solothurn)

191

The beautiful Advent prose (tune Rorate Caeli)

501

Before the ending of the day (tune Te lucis ante terminum)

241

Bethlehem of noblest cities (tune Stuttgart)

48

Blessed Jesu, Mary's son (tune J.R. Ahle's Liebster Jesu)

275

Bread of Heaven, on thee we feed (tune: Nicht So Traurig)

276

Breathe on me, Breath of God (Dominica by Herbert Oakley)

342

The Candlemas ceremony

506

Christ be with me, Christ within me (tune: Gartan)

278

Christ is the world's true light (tune Rinkart by J.S. Bach)

494

Christ the Lord is risen again! (tune Orientis Prtibus)

105

Christ, enthroned in highest heaven (Tune: Ad Perennis Vitae Fontem)

327

Christians, to the Pascal Victim (Tune: Victimae Paschali)

519

Come Rejoicing (Tune: Laetabundus)

505

Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (Tune: Veni Creator)

138

Come, ye faithful, raise the anthem (Tune: Neander)

351

Come, ye faithful, raise the strain (Tune: Ave Virgo Virginum)

106

Creator of the earth and sky (Tune: St. Gregory)

162

The day draws on with golden light (Tune: Resurrexit)

100

The Day of Resurrection! (Tune: Ellacombe)

117

Day of wrath and doom impending

524

Disposer supreme, and judge of the earth (Tune: Old 104th)

216

Dost thou truly seek reknown (Tune: Das ist meine Freude by Freylinghausen)

81

The Easter Vigil

518

Faith of our fathers (Tune: O Mensch Bewein)

479

Faithful Cross above all other (Tune: Crux Fideles)

517

Faithful Cross above all other (Tune: Pange Lingua)

517

Father most holy (Tune: Iste Confessor)

144

Forty days and forty nights (Tune: Aus der Tiefe or Heinlein after Herbst)

67

From the eastern mountains (Tune: King's Weston by Vaughn Williams)

50

Gabriel's message does away (Tune: Gabriel's Message)

4

Glory to thee my God this night (Rune Tallis's Canon)

244

God moves in a mysterious way (Tune: London New)

365

The God of love my Shepherd is (Tune: Univesity)

77

God, that madest earth and heaven (Ar Hyd y nos by Edward Jones)

245

The Great God of heaven (A Virgin Unspotted)

37

Hail, thou Source of every blessing (Tune: Redhead by Richard Redhead)

51

Hark the glad sound! (Tune: Bristol)

6

He sat to watch o'er customs paid (Tune: Alfreton)

189

He wants not friends that hath thy love (Tune: Cameronian midnight hymn)

371

He who bore witness (Tune: Ad tuum nomen)

220

The head that once was crowned with thorns (Tune: St. Magnus after Clarke)

134

The heavenly word (tune Verbum Supernum) (First Tune)

269

Holy God, we show forth here (Tunen Meistersinger after Wagner)

290

Holy Spirit, come confirm us (Tune: Stainer's All for Jesus)

140

Immortal, invisible, God only wise (Tune: St. Denio)

377

It is finished (Tune: Omni Die)

99

Jerusalem, thou City blest (Tune: Newbury)

228

Jesu! The very thought is sweet (Tune: Jesu Dulcis)

291

Jesu, meek and lowly (Tune: Ett's St. Martin)

85

Jesus, good above all other (Tune: Quem Pastores)

387

Jesus, my Lord, my God, my All (Tune: Stella)

384

Jesus, these eyes have never seen (Tune: Nun danket all)

389

Joy and triumph everlasting (Tune: Genevan Psalm 42 after L. Bourgeois)

229

Judge eternal, throned in splendour (Tune: Rhuddlan)

490

The King of love my Shepherd is (Tune: St. Columba)

457

Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us (Tune: Mannheim)

393

The Lent prose

507

Let all mortal flesh keep silence (Tune: Picary)

295

Let out choirs new anthems raise (Tune: St. John Damascene after Brown)

219

Let saints on earth in concert sing (Tune: Dundee)

396

Lo! God is here! (Tune: Mach's mit mir Gott after J.H. Schein)

209

Machs mit mir, Gott, nach deiner Güt

Long ago, prophets knew (Tune: Personnet Hodie)

10

The Lord ascendeth up on high (after J.S., Bach) (Tune: Nun Freut Euch)

135

Lord God of Hosts (Tune: Dyke's Melita)

162

The Lord is Risen indeed! (Tune: Narenza after Havergal)

118

Lord of all saints (Tune: Tantum Ergo)

195

The Lord whom earth and sea (Tune: Per Nobis Nascitur)

181

Lord, hear the praises of thy faithful people (Tune: Coelites Plaudant), (Alternate Tune: Coelites Plaudant)

160

Lord, in thy name thy servants plead (Tune: Lincoln)

126

Lord, while for all mankind we pray (Tune: Aberdeen (St. Paul))

491

Lord, who shall sit beside thee (after J.S. Bach) (Tune: Christus Der ist mein leben)

175

Christus, der ist mein Leben

Love's redeeming work is done (Tune: Savannah)

113

Magnificat and the rest of Advent antiphons

504

Mary, weep not, weep no longer (Tune: Tantum Ergo)

174

Most ancient of all mysteries (Tune: St. Flavian)

147

My Lord, my life (Tune: Song 20 after Gibbons)

411

Nature with open volume stands (Tune: Nürnberg after Bach)

87

New English Folk Mass

541

New Every Morning is the Love (Tune: Webbe the Elder's Melcombe)

238

Now is eternal life (Tune: Christchurch)

114

O blest Creator of the light (Tune: Lucis Creator)

150

O Christ the same through all our story's pages (Tune: Londonderry)

258

O Christ, who art the Light and Day (Tune: Jesu Corona)

61

O food of men wayfaring (Tune: In allen meinen Thanten)

300

In allen meinen Taten

O for a thousand tongues to sing (Oxford New by [George] Coombes)

415

O God of Bethel, by whose hand (tune Burford) (First Tune)

416

O God, thy soldiers' crown and guard (Rex Gloriose) (Second Tune)

218

O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace (Tune: Tallis's Ordinal)

419

O Jesu Saviour Of Mankind (Tune: Jesu Redemptor Omnium)

223

O Jesu, King most wonderful (Tune: Clarke's King's Norton)

386

O kind Creator, bow thine ear (Tune: Jesu corona)

60

O love, how deep, how broad, how high (Tune: J.H. Schein's Eisenach)

425

O quickly come, dread Judge of all (Tune: Vater Unser after M. Luther)

13

Vater unser im Himmelreich

O sacred head, sore wounded (after J.S. Bach) (Tune: Passion Chorale)

90

O Sapientia

503

O Thou in all they might so far (Tune: Crowle)

429

O thou who camest from above (Hereford by Samuel Sebastian Wesley)

431

O Thou who dost accord us (Tune: Innsbruck after H. Isaac)

75

O Welt, ich muß dich lassen

O Trinity of blessed light (Tune: Illsley)

54

O what their joy (Tune: Reginator Orbis)

432

Of the Father's heart begotten (Tune: Divinum Mysterium)

33

Of the glorius body telling (Pange Lingua)

268

On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry (Tune: Winchester New)

On this day, the first of days (Monkland by Freylinghausen)

256

On this high feast day (tune Diva Servatrix) (alternate)

168

The palm procession

508

Praise the Lord, O my soul, plainsong

518

Praise to the Lord (Hast du denn, Jesu) (Tune: Lobe den Herren (also known as Praxis pietatis))

440

Processions, plainsong

527

The prophetic anthem

510

Psalm 103: O my soul, bless the Lord, responsorial psalm

536

Psalm 118: O give thanks

539

Psalm 25: Show me your ways

528

Psalm 33: O taste and see that the Lord is good

529

Psalm 51: Have mercy on us, Lord

532

Rejoice To-day With One Accord (Tune: M. Luther's Ein' Feste Burg)

444

Rest eteranal

525

Ride on, ride on in majesty (Tune: Wincester New)

511

Saints of God! Lo, Jesu's people (Tune: Saint Bartholomew after Steiner)

179

Saviour eternal (Tune: Salus Aeterna)

502

Saviour, who didst healing give (Tune: Jesus ist das schönste Licht by Freylinghausen)

194

A simpler setting of threproaches

516b

Sing Alleluya forth ye saints on high (Tune: Buck's Martins)

446

Sing how the age-long promise of a Saviour (Tune: Diva Servatrix) (Alternate Tune)

156

The sinless one to Jordan came (Tune: Solemnis haec festivitas)

58

Sion's daughters! Sons of Jerusalem! (Tune: Sion's Daughters)

212

Son of God, eternal Saviour (Tune: Smart's Everton)

498

Sons of the holy one bright with his splendour (after J.S. Bach) (Tune: Liebster, Immanuel)

192

Spread, O spread, thou mighty word (Tune: Gott Sei dank by Freylinghausen)

482

Stars of the morning, so gloriously bright (Tune: Quedlinburg after Kittel)

193

Strengthen for service, Lord (after J.S. Bach) (Tune: Ach Gott und Herr)

306

Ach Gott und Herr

Sweet the moments, rich in blessing (Tune: Batty)

91

Take up thy cross (tune Breslau)

76

Thee we adore (tune Adoro Te)

308

Thine be the glory (tune Maccabeaus, after Handel)

120

This day the first of days was made (Tune: Andernach)

53

This joyful Eastertide

121

Thou art the Christ, O Lord (Tune: Crofts 136th)

172

Thou hallowed chosen morn of praise (tune Mach's mit mir Gott after J.H. Schein)

122

Machs mit mir, Gott, nach deiner Güt

Thy kingdom come on bended knee (Tune: Irish)

500

Veneratum and Reproaches

516a

Wake, O wake! With tidings thrilling (Tune: J.S. Bach's Wachet auf)

16

Walking in a garden (Tune: Dun Aluinn)

123

We hail thy presence (Tune: Offertorium by Michael Haydn)

310

We plough the fields and scatter (Tune: Wir pflügen after Schulz)

262

We praise thy name, all holy Lord (Tune: Llangloffan)

158

When all the world to life is waking (Tune: Rendez à Dieu)

240

When Christ was born in Bethlehem (Tune: Rodmell)

203

When I survey the wondrous Cross (Tune: Rockingham)

95

Word supreme, before creation (Tune: Grafton)

202

Ye servants of God (tune Paderborn)

476

Ye who own the faith of Jesus (Tune: Den des vaters sinn geboren)

188

O Jesulein süß, o Jesulein mild (O Little One Sweet)

31

Komm, heilger Geist, mit deiner Genad

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Prepared by Aryeh Oron (September 2005 - March 2008)

Chorales BWV 250-438
Recordings | General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Chorales in Bach's Vocal Works: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Hidden Chorale Melody Allusions | Passion Chorale
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Chorale Melodies: Sorted by Title | 371 4-Part Chorales sorted by Breitkopf Number | Explanation

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