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Ein Neues Lied wir Heben an - A New Song We Raise

  • Highly recommended

From the Publisher

Church reformist Martin Luther (1483-1546), the translator of the Bible and author of seminal theological books, was an enthusiastic singer, flautist and lute player for all of his life.

It was, therefore, of no surprise that, to convey his message, Luther composed songs that spoke to the head and the heart with their clear and enthralling language and powerful melodies. The 38 surviving songs were thankfully received and sung, not only in church services but also in everyday life. Luther is considered the father of evangelical church song, as his songs enabled the people to actively form and participate in church services.

Difficulty guide: 3-4
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  • Savior of the natins, come (Ein Feste Burg is unser Gott)
  • From Heaven above to earth I come
  • From Heaven come a throng of angels
  • Christ Jesus lay in death's strong bands
  • In peach and joy I now depart
  • From depths of woe I cry to Thee
  • A mighty fortress
  • If God had not been on our side
  • O Lord, look down from Heaven,behold
  • Oh Christ, the Lamb of God
  • In thy mercy grant us peace
  • Isiah, mighty seer, in days of old
  • Lord have mercy
  • To Jordan come Christ our Lord
  • Lord, keep us steadfast in your word
  • Dear Christians, one and all, rejoyce
  • A new song we raise

Item Details


  • Part 1: Flute
  • Part 2: Guitar
  • Part 3 (Optional): Voice - Soprano
Category: Music for Flute and Guitar
Publisher: Zimmermann Frankfurt
Publisher's reference: ZM36220
Our Stock Code: 1399165
Media Type: Paperback (40 pages [score])