God For Us

Bruce Brolsma

This, the second cantata by Bruce Brolsma, is based on Romans 8:31-39, and was commissioned by University Lutheran Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts, on the occasions of the 50th ordination anniversary and 80th birthday of the Reverend Doctor Helmut Koester, Research Professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School. It was first performed on November 5, 2006 at University Lutheran Church.

It was also performed nine years later during Dr. Koester's funeral service, held on January 16, 2016 at University Lutheran Church. An MP3 recording of that performance is available here:

January 16, 2016 performance

The cantata text and score (1.5Mb) are available as a PDF files for download. (For permission to print the score, contact Bruce Brolsma.)

An MP3 recording of the November 5th, 2006 performance are available for download here:

Entire Cantata and Remarks [28.8Mb]

Individual selections:
1. God For Us[3.7Mb]
2. The Very Son Of God[2.5Mb]
3. Who Can Object?[2.7Mb]
4. As It Is Written[3.2Mb]
5. In All These Things[3.2Mb]
6. Hymn: If God Our Lord[3.9Mb]
7. Remarks [9.3Mb]

Related links:

Cantata 1



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