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I Will Sing unto the LORD

Meter: Irregular Appears in 6 hymnals First Line: I will sing unto the LORD, for he has triumphed gloriously Lyrics: I will sing unto the LORD, for he ... into the sea. I will sing unto the LORD, for he ... use at Easter: I will sing unto the LORD, for he ...

Come, Christians, Join to Sing

Author: Christian Henry Bateman Meter: D Appears in 102 hymnals Lyrics: 1 Come, Christians, join to sing: Alleluia! Amen! Loud praise to ... his goodness we'll adore, singing for evermore: Alleluia! Amen! Topics: Music and Singing Used With Tune: MADRID

How Can I Keep From Singing

Author: Anonymous; Daris Plenn Appears in 117 hymnals First Line: My life flows on in endless song Lyrics: How can I keep from singing? 2 What ... Topics: Singing (or Song) Used With Tune: [My life flows on in endless song]


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Composer: Felice de Giardini Meter: Appears in 558 hymnals Tune Key: G Major Incipit: 53121 71123 45432 Used With Text: Christ for the World We Sing


Composer: Felix Mendelssohn; William H. Cummings Meter: D with refrain Appears in 273 hymnals Tune Key: F Major Incipit: 51171 33255 54323 Used With Text: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing


Composer: Emily D. Wilson Meter: with refrain Appears in 99 hymnals Tune Key: C Major Incipit: 55513 45653 44432 Used With Text: When We All Get to Heaven


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The Faith We Sing

Publication Date: 2001 Publisher: Abingdon Press Description: The Faith We Sing is a supplement to the 1989 United Methodist Hymnal. Like many recent hymnal supplements, the 284 songs included in the collection explore new hymnic territory: recently written hymn texts, praise & worship, non-western musics, gender neutral texts, etc. The pew edition is slim enough to fit in a pew rack with the UMH, but a number of other editions expand one's options: the singer's edition (for choir and soloists), accompaniment and simplified editions (piano/organ), worship planner edition, guitar edition, and braille, American sign language, and MIDI editions.
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Sing Joyfully

Publication Date: 1989 Publisher: Tabernacle Pub. Co. Publication Place: Carol Stream, Ill. Editors: Jack Schrader

Small Church Music

Editors: John Chandler Description: The SmallChurchMusic site was commenced in 2006 grew out of the requests from those struggling to provide suitable music for their services and meetings. Rev. Clyde McLennan was ordained in mid 1960’s and was a pastor in many small Australian country areas, and therefore was acutely aware of this music problem. Having also been trained as a Pipe Organist, recordings on site (which are a subset of the smallchurchmusic.com site) are all actually played by Clyde, and also include piano and piano with organ versions. All recordings are in MP3 format. Churches all around the world use the recordings, with downloads averaging over 60,000 per month. The recordings normally have an introduction, several verses and a slowdown on the last verse. Users are encouraged to use software: Audacity (http://www.audacityteam.org) or Song Surgeon (http://songsurgeon.com) (see http://scm-audacity.weebly.com for more information) to adjust the MP3 number of verses, tempo and pitch to suit their local needs. Copyright notice: Rev. Clyde McLennan, performer in this collection, has assigned his performer rights in this collection to Hymnary.org. Non-commercial use of these recordings is permitted. For permission to use them for any other purposes, please contact manager@hymnary.org. Home/Music(smallchurchmusic.com) List SongsAlphabetically List Songsby Meter List Songs byTune Name About  


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Published text-tune combinations (hymns) from specific hymnals

Singing On the Way

Author: J. M. Henson Hymnal: Singing In Heaven #101 (1957) First Line: Singing singing Happy along the way Refrain First Line: I am singing on the way Languages: English Tune Title: [Singing singing Happy along the way]

Keep On Singing

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck Hymnal: Gospel Herald in Song #13 (1899) First Line: Keep on singing, singing, brother Refrain First Line: Keep on singing however dark the day Lyrics: ... on singing, singing, brother, Sing in sorrow’s darkest night; Keep on singing till ... stay, Keep on singing, sing, work, pray. 2 Keep on singing, singing, brother, Let ... melody. [Refrain] 4 Keep on singing, singing, brother, Tho’ defeated, weary, sad ... Topics: Joy; Temperance; Thanksgiving and Harvest Home Scripture: Psalm 95:1 Languages: English Tune Title: [Keep on singing, singing, brother]

Singing, Ever Singing

Hymnal: Chapel Melodies #119 (1868) First Line: Singing, singing, ever, ever singing Refrain First Line: While singing and praying Languages: English Tune Title: [Singing, singing, ever, ever singing]


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Authors, composers, editors, etc.

Jesse Randall Baxter Jr.

1887 - 1960 Person Name: J. R. B., Jr. Author of "I'm Gonna Sing" in Jubilee Spirituals Jesse Randall (Pap) Baxter, Jr. (1887-1960) Born: December 8, 1887, Lebanon, Alabama. Died: January 21, 1960. Baxter grew up in De­Kalb Coun­ty, Al­a­ba­ma. In 1926, he bought part of Vir­gil Stamps’ Gos­pel mu­sic firm, which be­came the Stamps-Bax­ter Mu­sic and Print­ing Com­pa­ny, one of the most suc­cess­ful Gos­pel mu­sic pub­lish­ers of the ear­ly 20th Century. Bax­ter ran the com­pa­ny’s Chat­ta­noo­ga, Ten­nes­see, of­fice un­til Stamps’ death in 1940, then moved to Dall­as, Tex­as, to run the main of­fice. Af­ter Bax­ter’s death, his Clarice ran the bus­i­ness un­til she died; it was then sold to Zon­der­van. Bax­ter was in­duct­ed in­to the South­ern Gos­pel Mu­sic As­so­ci­a­tion Hall of Fame in 1997. Lyrics-- After the Sun­rise Farther Along God Shall Wipe Away All Tears (© 1940) He Bore It All I Have Peace in My Soul I Hold His Hand (© 1929) I Love My Sav­ior, Too I Want to Help Some Wea­ry Pil­grim I’m Liv­ing in Ca­naan Now Living Grace Praise the Lamb of God Something Hap­pens Travel the Sun­lit Way Try Je­sus When He Blessed My Soul When We Meet to Part No More --hymntime.com/tch

George Frideric Handel

1685 - 1759 Person Name: G. F. Handel Composer of "ANTIOCH" in Hymns of the Kingdom George Frederick Handel; b. 1685, Halle, Germany; d. 1759, London, England Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal, 1908

Louis Bourgeois

1510 - 1561 Person Name: L. Bourgeois Composer of "[Great God! we sing that mighty hand]" in The Lutheran Hymnary Loys "Louis" Bourgeois (French: [buʁʒwa]; c. 1510 – 1559) was a French composer and music theorist of the Renaissance. He is most famous as one of the main compilers of Calvinist hymn tunes in the middle of the 16th century. One of the most famous melodies in all of Christendom, the Protestant doxology known as the Old 100th, is commonly attributed to him. See also in: Wikipedia


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