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All praise to God in highest heaven

Author: Michael Weisse

Michael Weiss was born at Neisse, in Silesia. He was a pastor among the Bohemian Brethren, and a contemporary with Luther. His hymns have received commendation. He died in 1540. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Translator: Margaret Barclay

Date of birth verified by letter from The Pilgrim Press to Jean Woodward Steele, 4 January, 1967. DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: All praise to God in highest heaven
Author: Michael Weisse (1531)
Translator: Margaret Barclay (1950)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia
Copyright: Trans. st. 1, 2, 4-6 altered from Cantate Domino; used by permission of the World Student Christian Federation

Tune

GELOBT SEI GOTT (Vulpius)

Melchior Vulpius (b. Wasungen, Henneberg, Germany, c. 1570; d. Weimar, Germany, 1615) composed this tune as a setting for Michael Weisse's hymn "Gelobt sei Gott in höchsten Thron." Weisse's text was published with the tune in Vulpius's Ein Schon Geistlich Gesangbuch (1609). Because the text dates f…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns for Today #d4
Worship and Hymns for All Occasions #d10
The Worshipbook: Services and Hymns #291
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