Zerbrich, o traurigs Herz

Meter: 6.5. 6.5. 11. 6.6.5.
Composer: Johann Schop
Source: Johann Rist, Des Daphnis aus Cymbrien Galathee, 1642

This tune was composed by Johann Schop for the text of a secular love song by Johann Rist. It was later used by Thomas Kingo for his sacred text, “The Sun Arises Now (Nu rinder Solen op).” A scan of a 1656 printing of this tune in its original four-part setting is available here.