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217. All Creatures of Our God and King

Text Information
First Line: All creatures of our God and King (Vous, créatures du Seigneur)
Title: All Creatures of Our God and King
Original Language: Latin
Author: St. Francis of Assisi (1225)
Translator (into English): William Henry Draper (ca. 1919, alt.)
Adapter (French translation): J. -J Bovet (1950)
Meter: 8 8 8 8 with hallelujahs
Language: English; French
Publication Date: 1996
Topic: God: Praise and Thanksgiving; Adoration and Praise; Beauty (37 more...)
Copyright: English translation © G. Schirmer, Inc.
Tune Information
Harmonizer: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1906)
Meter: 8 8 8 8 with hallelujahs
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Geistliche Kirchengesänge, Cologne 1623
Copyright: Harmony by permission of Oxford University Press.

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