A Hymn of Glory Let Us Sing

Representative Text

1 A hymn of glory let us sing,
new hymns throughout the world shall ring;
By a new way none ever trod
Christ shares once more the throne of God.

2 You are a present joy, O Christ,
triumphant love once sacrificed,
And great the light in you we see
to guide us to eternity.

3 O risen Christ, ascended now,
to your blessed name all knees shall bow;
You are, while endless ages run,
in Triune Godhead ever One.

Source: The New Century Hymnal #259

Author: The Venerable Bede

Bede was "The Father of English Learning"--the man who, more than an other, is representative of ancient England. --Hymns of the Christian Centuries, p. 31… Go to person page >

Translator: Elizabeth Rundle Charles

Charles, Elizabeth, née Rundle, is the author of numerous and very popular works intended to popularize the history of early Christian life in Great Britain; of Luther and his times; of Wesley and his work; the struggles of English civil wars; and kindred subjects as embodied in the Chronicles of the Schönherg-Cotta Family, the Diary of Kitty Trevelyan, &c, was born at Tavistock, Devonshire, Her father was John Bundle, M.P., and her husband, Andrew Paton Charles, Barrister-at-Law. Mrs. Charles has made some valuable contributions to hymnology, including original hymns and translations from the Latin and German. These were given in her:— (1) The Voice of Christian Life in Song; or, Hymns and Hymn-writers of Many Lands and Ages, 1858; (2… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A hymn of glory let us sing; New hymns throughout the world shall ring (Charles)
Title: A Hymn of Glory Let Us Sing
Latin Title: Hymnum canamus gloriae
Author: The Venerable Bede
Translator: Elizabeth Rundle Charles (1858)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Refrain First Line: Alleluia!
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

DEO GRACIAS (English)

Also known as: AGINCOURT

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LASST UNS ERFREUEN

LASST UNS ERFREUEN derives its opening line and several other melodic ideas from GENEVAN 68 (68). The tune was first published with the Easter text "Lasst uns erfreuen herzlich sehr" in the Jesuit hymnal Ausserlesene Catlwlische Geistliche Kirchengesänge (Cologne, 1623). LASST UNS ERFREUEN appeared…

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American Lutheran Hymnal #453

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Christ in Song #305

Christian Hymns #1

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Christian Hymns: for church, school and home: with music #13

Christian Youth Hymnal #49

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Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #201

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Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #201

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Common Service Book of the Lutheran Church #122

Evangelical Lutheran Hymn Book with Tunes #235

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #99

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #235

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #94

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Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #94

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnbook (Lutheran Conference of Missouri and Other States) #d2

Hosanna of the Little Ones #d1

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Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #217

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Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #218

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Hymnal for the Sunday School #62

Hymnal for the Sunday School. Rev. #d1

Hymnal, Church of the Brethren #d3

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Hymns of the Christian Centuries #31

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In Excelsis: hymns with tunes for Christian worship #305

Lutherförbundets Sångbok #E6

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Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #141

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Rejoice in the Lord #332

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School and Parish Hymnal: with tunes #130

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Service Book and Hymnal of the Lutheran Church in America #110

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #228

Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part I #d3

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Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #98

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Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #945

Sunday School Hymnal #d5

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d4

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The Book of Worship #186

The Children's Hymnal #d4

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The Church and Sunday-School Hymnal #121

The Complete Sodality Manual and Hymn Book #d1

The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #263

The Hymns for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Congregations #d4

The Junior Hymnal and Suggested Orders of Worship #d1

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The New Century Hymnal #259

The Saint Michael Hymnal: A Congregational Missal and Hymnal for the Celebration of Sung Mass in the Roman Rite #186

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The Worshipbook: Services and Hymns #273

The Worshiping Church #259

Weihnaechtliches Gloria und Froehliches Alleluia #d1

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