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THE MUSIC OF BOHEMIA

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published in Bohemia in the Czech language.

Caption=Woodcut from Blahoslav’s Musica

Singing was an important part in the service of the Bohemian Brethren, as the great number of their original chorals proves. One of these songs should be mentioned here because of its beauty; it is the Evening Hymn of the Moravian Brethren.[1]

  1. "When Peaceful Night," the Evening Hymn of the Moravian Brethren. Published by Schirmer, New York. Organ variations on this chorale were made by Johannes Barrend Litzau, a Dutch organist.