Mark Gilston

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Location: Cedar Park, TX
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Happy Easter!


musician/member name: Mark Gilston
Duration: 00:01:30
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Mark Gilston plays a Bach chorale tune from the St. Matthew Passion on mountain dulcimer. The melody for "O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden" (O Sacred Head Now Wounded) originally comes from a secular German love song, "Mein G'müt ist mir verwirret" (My mind is confused) by Hans Leo Hassler. The tune was simplified for hymnody in 1656 by Johann Crüger. Bach used the chorale melody twice in his "Christmas Oratorio". In 1948, Tom Glazer adopted the tune for his song "Because All Men Are Brothers" which became a hit song when Peter, Paul and Mary recorded it in 1965.
harmonybc
04/22/19 12:21:36AM @harmonybc:

Ahhhh.....lovely.  Thank you !


hugssandi
04/21/19 09:05:45PM @hugssandi:

This is a beautiful gift~thank you so much!  


John C. Knopf
04/21/19 08:43:52PM @john-c-knopf:

Thank you, Mark, for that wonderful rendition.  This is such a moving song when sung by a trio at Easter.  I once heard a man and his 2 daughters sing this, and it almost moved me to tears (but it should have). Thanks much!


Bob
04/21/19 08:31:45PM @bob:

Such a beautiful tune- we sing in our church and it's always a favorite. Love your playing as always Mark.


Mark Gilston
04/21/19 04:39:58PM @mark-gilston:

Thanks Steven.  Good to know.

Steven Berger:

Happy Easter, Mark! This tune was also used by Paul Simon for "American Rune".

 


Steven Berger
04/21/19 03:26:37PM @steven-berger:

Happy Easter, Mark! This tune was also used by Paul Simon for "American Rune".