Luther Gulseth, Church Musician and Sacred Music Curator for KFUO Radio, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the differences between a chorale and a hymn, some hymn tunes we might find in Bach’s chorales, and things to listen for as you listen to these familiar tunes. Find the chorales mentioned at the links below:
A Mighty Fortress (LSB 656/657), Cantata BWV 80 Movement 8 (Ein Feste Burg) youtu.be/dRCRPzcLQBk
Christ Jesus Lay in Death’s Strong Bands (LSB 458), Cantata BWV 4 Movement 4 (Christ Lag In Todesbanden) youtu.be/7vGWlk8oiZM (starts at 10:45)
O Sacred Head Now Wounded (LSB 449/450) (Herzlich Tut Mit) youtu.be/8o7GFn1vbd4
From Heaven Above to Earth I Come (LSB 358/385) (Vom Himmel Hoch) youtu.be/BJYn7H1Labw
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