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This unharmonised tune is frequently cited but rarely reproduced – perhaps because, "The four-part setting of the above by Michael Praetorius, 1609, cannot possibly be improved." G.R. Woodward, German Hymnody (From the Twelfth To the Middle Of the Seventeenth Century), J. Royal Music. Assn. 1905;32(1):73-99, at pp. 78-79.