Descant to the hymn tune ZEUCH MICH. Free score with harmonized descant. This is the tune also referred to as ALL SAINTS and ALL SAINTS OLD.

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he hymn "Who are these like stars appearing" began its life in 1719 as a 20-stanza hymn by Theobald Heinrich Schenck, "Wer sind die vor Gottes Throne" ("Who are these before God's throne"). It was paired with the chorale tune Zeuch mich, zeuch mich in 1892, which first appeared in Geistreiches Gesangbuch (Darmstadt, 1698). The meter is the same as that of another German favorite, the Easter hymn "He is risen, he is risen."

This tune is known by other names, including All Saints, All Saints Old, and Darmstadt.

additional references:
Catherine Winkworth's translation 11 verses.
A current German version 6 verses"

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ZEUCH MICH (ALL SAINTS)
6.4.1.5

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Who are these like stars appearing

 

 

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