258. A Hymn of Glory Let Us Sing!

Text Information
First Line: A hymn of glory let us sing!
Title: A Hymn of Glory Let Us Sing!
Author: The Venerable Bede (7th–8th cent.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: LM
Scripture: Genesis 31:49; Psalm 47:5-9; Matthew 26:30; Mark 14:26; Mark 16:14-20; Luke 24:36-53; Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:15-23; Ephesians 4:8; Philippians 2:1-11; Colossians 3:1-4; Hebrews 1:3; Revelation 4:11; Revelation 5:13
Topic: Jesus Christ: Ascension and Reign; The Triune God
Source: Trans. Lutheran Book of Worship, 1978, alt.
Copyright: © 1978 Lutheran Book of Worship (admin. Augsburg Fortress)
Tune Information
Harmonizer: Alfred V. Fedak (2012)
Meter: LM
Key: c minor or modal
Source: “The Agincourt Song,” c. 1415
Copyright: Harm. © 2012 Alfred V. Fedak
Notes: (alternate tune: LASST UNS ERFREUEN with “Alleluias,” 15) (alternate harmonization, 189)

Text Information:

These stanzas have been crafted from various English translations of a much longer Latin hymn preserved in an 11th-century manuscript in the British Museum. This text celebrating Christ’s majesty is well set to a 15th-century English tune commemorating a military victory.

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