Lobe den Herren

LobedenHerrenThe melody named for Joachim Neander’s German chorale Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren was first published in 1665 and is probably based on a folk tune. The English translation Praise to the Lord, the Almighty was prepared by Catherine Winkworth and published in 1863.

See a list of other popular hymn and chorale themes here.

Videos:
Richard Cummins – Improvisation on Lobe den Herren – Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church on April 15, 2012

Tom Hazleton – Free Hymn Improvisation on ‘Lobe Den Herren’ – Basilica of Mission San Dolores, San Francisco, California

Daniel Roth – Improvisation on ‘Praise to the Lord’ – Saint Sulpice, Paris

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