Text:This Is My Song
Author (stanza 3):Georgia Harkness
Author (stanzas 1-2):Lloyd Stone
Tune:FINLANDIA
Composer:Jean Sibelius
Media:Audio recording

340. This Is My Song

Text Information
First Line: This is my song, O God of all the nations
Title: This Is My Song
Author (stanzas 1-2): Lloyd Stone
Author (stanza 3): Georgia Harkness
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 11.10.11.10.11.10
Scripture: ; ; ; ;
Topic: Ecumenical; Kingdom Of God; The Life of the Nations (2 more...)
Language: English
Copyright: St. 1–2 © 1934, ren. 1962 The Lorenz Corp.; St. 3 © 1964 The Lorenz Corp.
Tune Information
Name: FINLANDIA
Composer: Jean Sibelius (1899)
Meter: 11.10.11.10.11.10
Key: E♭ Major
Source: arr. The Hymnal, 1933, alt.
Copyright: Arr. © 1933, ren. 1961 The Presbyterian Board of Christian Education (admin. Westminster John Knox Press)


Text Information:

The first two stanzas of this hymn were written between the 20th century’s two world wars and focus on the theme of international peace. The third stanza, by another author and added later, uses the language of the Lord’s Prayer to voice a distinctly Christian perspective.


Media
Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
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