Führ uns Herr in Versuchung nicht, GWV 1150/16
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|Full name of work:||Führ uns Herr in Versuchung nicht, GWV 1150/16|
|Composer:||Graupner, Christoph (1683-1760), German|
|Lyricist:||Martin Luther (chorale melody) and Christa/in Lehms|
|First line:||und wenn die Welt voll Teufel wär|
|Music category:||vocal, sacred|
|Instruments:||Oboes 1/2 (doubling soprano), Violin 1/2, viola, SATB choir and BC|
|Name of file creator:||Forestier, Yann|
|e-mail address:||yannforestier "at" aol "dot" com|
|Comments:||"ein feste Burg" is arguably the most well-known chorale melody written by Martin Luther.|
Here's one interesting setting by Graupner, the sopranos sing the melody while the lower voices sing a complex counterpoint, shooing away the devil rather casually : "pfui, Teufel!".