a hymn of the Lutheran church.
Baroque congregational hymn of the German Lutheran church.
A traditional form of Lutheran hymn.
(1) A German hymn, especially popular in the Baroque; (2) a polyphonic setting of such a hymn, such as those by J. S. Bach.
a hymn-like melody sung in German, the language Luther spoke
a German Protestant congregational song or hymn
a composition, usually four-voiced, that proceeds in a primarily homophonic texture with both harmonic progression and individual voice-leading having equal importance. For this reason, they are often used as theory examples.
kore-AL]: the main Lutheran contribution to church music; these were simple pieces sung in German, intended for the congregation (not a professional choir) to sing. As a result, the melody is simple, step-wise, limited in range, and uses simple rhythms. Chorales were often accompanied by the organ, or sung in parts (soprano, alto, tenor, bass), but always with a clear, simple melody in the soprano.
Hymn-like song, characterized by blocked chords.
German for hymn; also used for a four-part harmonization of a German hymn.