Phss Session 08b: Luther's Hymns

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Phss Session 08b: Luther

While watching Session 08b Luther's hymns, take this quiz. It will do you good. Yes it will.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Martin Luther is credited with the following achievements: (choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Founder of the Protestant Reformation

    • B. 

      Wrote several hymn texts (over 40)

    • C. 

      Wrote at least two choral tunes

    • D. 

      Instrumental musician (lute player)

    • E. 

      Vocal musician (light tenor voice)

    • F. 

      Theologian (had a doctorate in theology)

  • 2. 
    Why is it NOT true that Luther used German drinking songs as tunes for his hymn texts?
    • A. 

      Luther did not drink, and would not allow it.

    • B. 

      Luther never went to bars, and would not have heard any barroom songs.

    • C. 

      Luther was not a musician, and would not have been able to carry out such a plan.

    • D. 

      Luther used secular folk tunes, but hesitated to use a tune that would distract from the new spiritual text.

  • 3. 
    Among the musicians with whom Luther worked, who wrote tunes and/or harmonies for the new hymns? (choose as many as apply)
    • A. 

      Johann Walther

    • B. 

      Georg Rau

    • C. 

      George Gershwin

    • D. 

      Martin Luther

  • 4. 
    What was Luther's favorite hymn that he himself wrote? (choose one)
    • A. 

      Out of the depths I cry to Thee

    • B. 

      A mighty fortress is our God

    • C. 

      Come Holy Ghost our hearts inspire

    • D. 

      Psalm 46

  • 5. 
    Luther was passionate about recruiting people to do what? (choose one)
    • A. 

      Be rebaptized as Lutherans

    • B. 

      Assassinate the pope

    • C. 

      Leave the Catholic faith

    • D. 

      Compose evangelical and spiritual songs

  • 6. 
    In Luther's generation, which voice part carried the melody? (choose one)
    • A. 

      Soprano

    • B. 

      Alto

    • C. 

      Tenor

    • D. 

      Bass