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Blessed Be the God of Israel

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Source: Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #67
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Author: Carl P. Daw

Daw was educated at Rice University, and the University of Virginia. He was ordained in 1982. Since 1996, he has been Executive Director of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. © The Cyber Hymnal™. Used by permission. (www.hymntime.com) Go to person page >

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First Line: Blessed be the God of Israel, Who comes to set us free
Title: Blessed Be the God of Israel
Author: Carl P. Daw
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Source: Song of Zechariah (para.)
Copyright: Text © 1989 Hope Publishing Co.

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FOREST GREEN

FOREST GREEN is an English folk tune associated with the ballad "The Ploughboy's Dream." Ralph Vaughan Williams (PHH 316) turned FOREST GREEN into a hymn tune for The English Hymnal (1906), using it as a setting for "O Little Town of Bethlehem." Shaped in rounded bar form (AABA), FOREST GREEN has th…

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SHEPHERD'S PIPES

Annabeth McClelland Gay (b. Ottawa, IL, 1925) composed SHEPHERDS' PIPES in 1952, and her husband matched it with a hymn text to send as Christmas greetings. She wrote, "When I played it for him, he said, 'I wonder if Palestinian shepherds played on pipes, because that's what this tune reminds me of.…

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SONG OF ZACHARIAS


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