El Señor es mi fuerza

El me guía por sendas de justicia

Author: Juan Antonio Espinosa (1972)
Tune: FUERZA
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Juan Antonio Espinosa

Born: 1940, Badajoz, Spain. Internationally recognized as one of the leading composers of Spanish liturgical music, Juan Antonio Espinosa composes songs that emphasize hope for the oppressed, social justice, and the power of faith. Currently, he directs the Association for the Promotion of Religious Music (APROMUR) in Spain and serves as a liturgical musician at San Estanislao Parish in Madrid. After living for a time in Peru, Juan published music reflecting the Andes style and Latin American social realities. Hispanic assemblies in the U.S. are familiar with Juan's uplifting music through his songs in the OCP collections Pescador de Hombres and Resucitó, and in Cánticos, Segunda Edición, Misal Del Día, Unidos En Cristo Música an… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: El me guía por sendas de justicia
Title: El Señor es mi fuerza
Author: Juan Antonio Espinosa (1972)
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: El Señor es mi fuerza
Copyright: © 1972 Juan Espinosa, publicado por OCP Publications

Tune

FUERZA

FUERZA is the Spanish word for "fortress" or "refuge" (see both Psalm 46 and the text). The repeated refrain or antiphon is intended for unison singing, but the melody of the stanzas suggests two-part singing in typically Spanish parallel thirds. Try using a duet or two-part choir on the stanzas and…

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