Gott des Himmels

Meter: 8.7. 8.7. 7.7
Composer: Heinrich Albert, 1642
Source: Heinrich Albert, Arien, Part 5, Königsberg, 1642
Proper Text: God Who Madest Earth and Heaven (Gott des Himmels und der Erden)

Associated Texts

The tune “Gott des Himmels” was composed by Heinrich Albert to accompany the text of his morning hymn, “Gott des Himmels und der Erden” (“God Who Madest Earth and Heaven”). It appeared in a five-part vocal arrangement in his Arien, Part 5, Königsberg, 1642, No. 4.

“Gott des Himmels a 5,” Heinrich Albert, Arien, Part 5, Königsberg, 1642, No. 4 (Original Arrangement):

A recording of Heinrich Albert’s original arrangement can be heard here:

The tune has since been simplified for congregational singing.

Gott des Himmels (Simplified):