Friday, November 20, 2009

'Guds Søn har gjort mig fri' in Danske Salmebog / and Grieg, 'Four Hymns' (Op. 74)

Den Danske Salmebog Online No. 514 w/ MIDI files. Cf. Edvard Grieg's setting of the tune in op. 74 (Four Hymns) No. 2.

Tekst: Hans Adolph Brorson (1765)
Mel.: Norsk folkemelodi 19 årh.
Guds Søn har gjort mig fri
fra Satans tyranni,
fra syndestand,
fra lovens band,
fra dødens skræk og Helved-brand. ...
Danish and English text available online at The Lied and Art Song Texts Page ...
God's son has made me free
from Satan's tyranny,
from sin and shame,
from earthly blame,
from death's domain and hellish flame. ...
(Line breaks adjusted to conform to Salmebog.)

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