Alleluia Praise the Lord (Dícsérjétek az Urat)

Alleluia, praise the Lord! Bless His Name in one accord! (Dicsérjétek az Urat! Áldjátok ő szent voltát!)

Author: Th. de Bèze; Author: A. Szenczi Molnár (1607)
Tune: GENEVAN 150
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Th. de Bèze

Bèze, Théodore de, born at Vezelay, in Burgundy, 1519; died 1605. Bèze’s father was of noble birth. He occupied the post of bailiff at Vezelay. Bèza received a first-rate classical education under Melchior Wolmar. Before he was 20 he wrote some poetry in imitation of Catullus and Ovid, the licentiousness of which he mourned and condemned in alter years. A brilliant prospect of Church emoluments turned his attention from the distasteful study of law. The income of the Priory of Longjumeau made him rich, and he became a prominent member of the literary world at Paris. But his entrance into Orders was barred by a secret marriage with Claudine Denosse. Subsequently, when the offer of the abbey of Froidmont by his uncle made it necessary f… Go to person page >

Author: A. Szenczi Molnár

Hungarian Protestant theologian Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Alleluia, praise the Lord! Bless His Name in one accord! (Dicsérjétek az Urat! Áldjátok ő szent voltát!)
Title: Alleluia Praise the Lord (Dícsérjétek az Urat)
Author: Th. de Bèze
Author: A. Szenczi Molnár (1607)
Language: English; Hungarian

Tune

GENEVAN 150

GENEVAN 150 was first published in the 1562 edition of the Genevan Psalter. Dale Grotenhuis (PHH 4) harmonized the tune in 1985. Demonstrating how well they were in tune with the musical changes of the mid-sixteenth century, the Genevan musicians chose the Ionian mode (major) for this great doxology…

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Little Psalterium: Geneva Psalms and Hungarian Hymns #16



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