God, We Praise You!

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Source: Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #402
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The authorship of this tune is not clear, with different editors attributing the tune to different composers (or not naming one at all). See the instances list above for the different attributions. From William J. Reynolds, Companion to Baptist Hymnal (1976): "Nettleton first appeared as a two-part…

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C. Hubert H. Parry's (PHH 145) RUSTINGTON was first published in the Westminster Abbey Hymn Book (1897) as a setting for Benjamin Webb's "Praise the Rock of Our Salvation." The tune is named for the village in Sussex, England, where Parry lived for some years and where he died. This is such a distin…

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Henry T. Smart (PHH 233) composed REX GLORIAE for this text; the hymn was published in the 1868 Appendix to Hymns Ancient and Modern. Stanley L. Osborne (PHH 395) suggests that Smart initially intended REX GLORIAE as a tune for children. Derived from the topic of Wordsworth's text, the tune's name m…

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Instances (1 - 23 of 23)

Ancient and Modern #402

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Christian Worship #277

Church Family Worship #536

Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #696

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #120a


Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #120b

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Common Praise (1998) #331

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Common Praise #450

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #42

Glory and Praise (3rd. ed.) #719


Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #341

One in Faith #838

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RitualSong (2nd ed.) #703

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RitualSong #676

Scripture Song Database #1265

Sing Glory #38

The Covenant Hymnal #18

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The Worshiping Church #39


Together in Song #99

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Worship (3rd ed.) #535

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Worship (4th ed.) #599

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Worship and Rejoice #3

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Worship Supplement 2000 #798

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