Von Hertzen wolln wir singen (Let Us Sing from the Heart)

DESCRIPTION: Amish hymn in German.. "Von Hertzen wolln wir singen, In Fried und Einingkeit." "Let us sing from the heart, In peace and in uison. Let us strive toward perfection With energy and sincerity, That we might please God... take it now to heart."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1742 (Amish Ausbund, #119, according to Korson-PennLegends)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad foreignlanguage
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Korson-PennLegends, pp. 157-158, "Von Hertzen wolln wir singen (Let Us Sing from the Heart)" (1 short German text plus not-very-literal translation, 1 tune)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Hildebrandlied" (tune, per Korson-PennLegends)
File: KPL157

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