Hymnary Friends,

Please pardon this brief interruption, and please consider a gift today to support the work of Hymnary.org. Here's why.

Each month half a million people visit this website for free access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet. But this project does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. Twice a year we hold a fund drive, and these drives are critical to our future.

So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure giving site. Or you can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team, our thanks.
Harry Plantinga

Arise ye people, take your stand

Author: Violet Hay

Hay, Violet Spiller. (1873--1969). She married Commander the Hon. Gerald Hay in Cape Town, South Africa. She was a Christian Science practitioner and teacher, 1902-1969. She was chair of the committee for the Christian Science Hymnal, 1928-1932, and a committee member through 1955. She published a book of solos, and a book of poems. --Joan E. Wilson, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Arise ye people, take your stand
Author: Violet Hay
Language: English

Tune

MELITA (Dykes)

The original chant melody associated with this text [i.e., "Eternal Father, strong to save"] is found in most hymnals of denominations where chant has played a role, including the Lutheran tradition, which has produced much organ music on this well-known chant. The setting here is by John B. Dykes (…

Go to tune page >


ERMUNTRE DICH

Johann Schop (PHH 122) composed ERMUNTRE DICH in triple meter for the Rist text with which it was published in Himmlische Lieder (1641). Johann Crüger (PHH 42) adapted the tune for his Praxis Pietatis Melica (1648). The isorhythmic (all equal rhythms) setting in the Psalter Hymnal is the Johann S.…

Go to tune page >


Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Christian Science Hymnal #12

Christian Science Hymnal #13

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements