Song of Zechariah

Author: James Quinn

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Text Information

First Line: Blest be the God of Israel, The ever living Lord
Title: Song of Zechariah
Latin Title: Benedictus
Author: James Quinn
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: © 1969, James Quinn, SJ

Tune

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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KINGSFOLD

Thought by some scholars to date back to the Middle Ages, KINGSFOLD is a folk tune set to a variety of texts in England and Ireland. The tune was published in English Country Songs [sic: English County Songs] (1893), an anthology compiled by Lucy E. Broadwood and J. A. Fuller Maitland. After having…

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Audio

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #79

Catholic Book of Worship III #660

Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #601

The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #142

Worship (3rd ed.) #6

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