Organ Chorale Prelude on Großer Gott, by Simon Peberdy (traditional melody)

A meditative, haunting chorale prelude on the hymn tune "Großer Gott, wir loben dich" (Holy God, we praise Thy name), one of the most popular hymns in German-speaking countries. The text is a paraphrase on the Te Deum. The first verse in English:Holy God, we praise Thy Name; Lord of all, we bow before Thee! All on earth Thy scepter claim, All in Heaven above adore Thee; Infinite Thy vast domain, Everlasting is Thy reign.

and in German: Großer Gott, wir loben dich, Herr, wir preisen deine Stärke. Vor dir neigt die Erde sich und bewundert deine Werke. Wie du warst vor aller Zeit, so bleibst du in Ewigkeit.

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