637. O Sing to the Lord (Cantai ao Senhor)

Text Information
First Line: O sing to the Lord
Title: O Sing to the Lord (Cantai ao Senhor)
Portuguese Title: Cantai ao Senhor
Translator (Spanish and English): Gerhard M. Cartford (1982 and 1986)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 5.6.5.6.5.6.5.5
Scripture: Exodus 15:20; Judges 7:18; Psalm 149:1; Psalm 150
Topic: Adoration; Creation; Gift of the Holy Spirit (3 more...)
Source: Brazillian folk song
Language: English; Portuguese; Spanish
Copyright: English and Spanish trans. © Gerhard M. Cartford (admin. Augsburg Fortress)
Tune Information
Name: CANTAI AO SENHOR
Arranger: Gerhard M. Cartford (1982)
Meter: 5.6.5.6.5.6.5.5
Key: e minor
Source: Brazilian folk melody
Copyright: Arr. © Gerhard M. Cartford (admin. Augsburg Fortress)


Text Information:

A Lutheran missionary musician heard this song at a pastors’ conference in southern Brazil in 1982, then went home to Argentina (where he was then serving) and translated it from Portuguese into Spanish. Later, when back in the U.S.A. on furlough, he translated it into English.


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