Erschienen ist

Setting: Michael Praetorius, Musae Sioniae vol. V, 1607, No. 141, adapt.

Meter: 8.8. 8.8. and Alleluia
Composer: Nicolaus Herman, 1560
Source: Die Sontags evangelia, Leipzig, 1560
Proper Text: The Day Hath Dawned, the Day of Days (Erschienen ist der herrlich Tag)

Associated Texts


Zahn No. 1743

Available Recordings

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  • The Knabenchor Hannover, on their splendid album Michaelisvesper: Mit Werken von Michael Praetorius, perform the text “Wir danken dir, Herr Jesu Christ” with the setting of this tune found in Michael Praetorius, Musae Sioniae, Vol. V, 1607 (iTunesAmazonMP3 [affiliate links]).

  • The Baltimore Consort performs an instrumental arrangement of this tune on their Christmas Album, Bright Day-Star: Music for the Yuletide Season, under the title “Wir singen dir, Immanuel,” the Christmas text by Paul Gerhardt set to this tune (iTunesAmazonMP3 [affiliate links]).