Monday, December 7, 2009

Advent II: On Jordan's Bank with "Winchester New"

The English hymnals of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod have adapted the tune "Puer Nobis" for the hymn, "On Jordan's Bank the Baptist's Cry."

Here's the Praetorius version of the tune sung to the text "Puer Nobis."

The other tune for this text is "Winchester New." You can find the tune in Lutheran Service Book, numbers 405 and 441.

Here it is, courtesy of our friends at HiFiHymnbook.

Here is how the words and music fit together, although this one features a different translation.


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