390. Praise, Praise, Praise the Lord! (Louez le Seigneur!)

Text Information
First Line: Praise, praise, praise the Lord! (Louez le Seigneur!)
Title: Praise, Praise, Praise the Lord! (Louez le Seigneur!)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: Irregular
Scripture: Psalm 30:4; Psalm 146:1-2
Topic: Gathering; Praise
Source: Cameroon song
Language: English; French
Copyright: © 1994 Earthsongs
Tune Information
Arranger: Ralph M. Johnson (1994)
Meter: Irregular
Source: Cameroon melody
Copyright: © 1994 Earthsongs
Notes: This song may be repeated, adding a vocal part on each repetition: melody (alto) alone; melody + tenor; melody + lower parts; all voices.

Text Information:

This brief song of praise comes from Cameroon, where it is used primarily as a processional song with rhythmic movement and increasing harmonies. The organizing aesthetic here is repetition, experienced as a means of intensification expressed in multiple languages.

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