382. Heaven Is Singing for Joy (El cielo canta alegría)

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First Line: Heaven is singing for joy (El cielo canta alegría)
Title: Heaven Is Singing for Joy (El cielo canta alegría)
Original Language: Spanish
Author: Pablo Sosa (1958)
Refrain First Line: Alleluia, alleluia! (¡Aleluya, aleluya!)
Meter: 7.4.6.8 with refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Joy; A New Heaven and a New Earth; Praise (1 more...)
Copyright: © 1958 GIA Publications, Inc.
Tune Information
Name: ALEGRÍA
Composer: Pablo Sosa (1958)
Meter: 7.4.6.8 with refrain
Key: c minor
Copyright: © 1958 GIA Publications, Inc.


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Written in 1958 for a picnic of theological students in Argentina, this piece represents the first Christian hymn in the 20th century to use Latin American folk music. The text is based on Jesus’ saying that heaven rejoices at the repentance of each sinner (Luke 15:7).


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