Praxis pietatis melica (Johann Crüger)

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Title: Praxis pietatis melica

Full title: Praxis pietatis melica, Das ist: Übung der Gottseligkeit in Christlichen und Trostreichen Gesängen

Editor - Composer: Johann Crüger

Editions

1 – Published 1647
2 – Published 1650
3 – Published 1652
4 – Published 1653
5 – Published 1653 – Published by Christoff Runge in Berlin, 968 pp.
6 – Published 1656 – in Berlin
7 – Published 1660 – in Stettin
8 – Published 1661 – in Berlin
9 – Published 1662 – in Frankfurt
10 – Published 1664 – in Berlin
11 – Published 1665 – in Frankfurt
12 – Published 1666 – in Berlin
12a – Published 1666 – in Frankfurt
12b – Published 1666 – in Stettin
13 – Published 1667 – in Berlin
13a – Published 1667 – in Frankfurt
13b – Published 1668 – in Stettin
13c – Published 1670 – in Schaffhausen
14 – Published 1671 – in Berlin
14a – Published 1671 – in Frankfurt
15 – Published 1672 – in Berlin
15a – Published 1672 – in Frankfurt
16 – Published 1674 – in Berlin
16a – Published 1674 – in Frankfurt
17 – Published 1675 – in Berlin
17a – Published 1676 – in Frankfurt
18 – Published 1678 – in Berlin
19 – Published 1679 – in Berlin
20 – Published 1679 – in Frankfurt
21 – Published 1680 – in Frankfurt
22 – Published 1683 – in Frankfurt
23 – Published 1684 – in Berlin
24 – Published 1688 – in Berlin
25 – Published 1690 – in Berlin
26 – Published 1690 – in Berlin
26a – Published 1693 – in Griefswald
27 – Published 1693 – in Berlin
28a – Published 1693 – in Frankfurt
28b – Published 1693 – Published by Bathasar-Christoph Wust in Frankfurt am Main, 1459 pp.
28c – Published 1700 – in Frankfurt
29 – Published 1702 – in Berlin
30 – Published 1703 – in Berlin
31 – Published 1708 – in Berlin
32 – Published 1709 – in Berlin
33 – Published 1711 – in Berlin
34 – Published 1712 – in Berlin
35 – Published 1714 – in Berlin
36 – Published 1716 – in Berlin
37 – Published 1718 – in Berlin
38 – Published 1721 – in Berlin
39 – Published 1724 – in Berlin
40 – Published 1729 – in Berlin
41 – Published 1732 – in Berlin
42 – Published 1733 – in Berlin
43 – Published 1736 – in Berlin
44 – Published 1736 – Published by Johann Lorentz in Berlin, 1316 pp.
45 – Published 1737 – in Berlin

Description: A very successful German protestant hymnbook, with 45 editions to 1737. The first edition was based on an earlier hymnbook by Crüger, Newes vollkömliches Gesängbuch of 1640.

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List of works

Works at CPDL

Edition 1 (1647)

Title Composer Year Lyricist Vo. Voices Language
Der Tag ist nun vergangen Georg Forster 1539 Paul Gerhardt 4 SATB German
Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 386 Johann Crüger 1647 Martin Rinkart 4 SATB German
Nun ruhen alle Wälder Paul Gerhardt 1555

1647

Paul Gerhardt 1 Unison German

Edition 5 (1653)

Title Composer Year Lyricist Vo. Voices Language
Jesus meine Zuversicht, BWV 365 Johann Crüger 1653 Luise Henriette von Brandenburg 4 SATB German

Edition 6 (1656)

Title Composer Year Lyricist Vo. Voices Language
O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden Hans Leo Hassler 1601 Paul Gerhardt 1 unison German

Edition 9 (1662)

Title Composer Year Lyricist Vo. Voices Language
Ach Gott, erhör mein Seufzen und Wehklagen, BWV 254 Anonymous 1662 Jakob Peter Schechs 4 SATB German