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If God Himself Be For Me Sheet Music

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T: If God Himself Be For Me
C: Words: Paul Gerhardt, 1656. Verses 1-3, 7-9, 11-15 Translated by Richard Massie, 1856, alt.
C: Verses 4-6,10 Translated for Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-Book (Pittsburgh), 1907, alt.
C: Music: ‘Woodbird’ or ‘Es Flog Ein Kleins Waldvögelein’ traditional German found in
C: “Memminger Tabulaturbuche”, 17th Century. Setting: George Ratcliffe Woodward, 1904.
C: copyright: public domain. This score is a part of the Open Hymnal Project, 2011 Revision.
S: Music can be found in “AltDeutsches Liederbuch”, 1877 page 232 song 134. (no arrangement, melody only)
S: Music source: Episcopal Hymnal, 1940, Hymn 474. arrangement is from George Ratcliffe Woodward’s “Songs of Syon”, 1904 or 1910 per CCEH and other sites
S: translation (from TLH 1941) is very close to that in the Evangelical Hymn Book of 1931.
S: Original Massie translation found in “The Church Psalter and Hymn Book” (UK), 1863.
S: Translation is public domain per Project Wittenberg: : http://www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/text/wittenberg/hymns/ifgodbe.txt

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