- A magnificent recording of Lucas Osiander’s arrangement of “Christum wir sollen loben schon,” the version used for the Free Lutheran Chorale-Book, is available as the opening track of the album Praetorius: Mass for Christmas Morning, by Paul McCreesh and the Gabrieli Consort & Players (iTunes • Amazon )
- Another recording of the same arrangement is found on The Carol Album: Seven Centuries of Christmas Music, by Andrew Parrott and the Taverner Consort, Choir & Players, Track 18 (iTunes • Amazon )
- A beautiful arrangement by Bartholomäus Gesius, 1601, is found the album Altdeutsche Weihnachtsgesänge, by Pavel Kühn and the Kühn Chamber Soloists, with Symposium Musicum (iTunes • Amazon )
- The earliest arrangement, by Johann Walter, Geystliche gesangk Buchleyn, Wittenberg, 1524, is performed by the Dresdner Kreuzchor on the album Music of the Reformation, Disc 2, Track 4 (iTunes • Amazon )
Christum wir sollen loben schon (syllabic)
This is a simplified, syllabic version of the more melismatic plainchant melody given above.