Hallelujah! Praise God in his holy temple;
praise him in the firmament of his power.
Praise him for his mighty acts;
praise him for his excellent greatness.
Praise him with the blast of the ram's horn;
praise him with lyre and harp.
Praise him with timbrel and dance;
praise him with strings and pipe.
Praise him with resounding cymbals;
praise him with loud clanging cymbals.
Let everything that has breath praise the Lord.
Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit:
as it was in the beginning,
is now, and will be forever. Amen.
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (30 September 1852 – 29 March 1924) was an Irish composer, teacher and conductor. Born to a well-off and highly musical family in Dublin, Stanford was educated at the University of Cambridge before studying music in Leipzig and Berlin. He was instrumental in raising the status of the Cambridge University Musical Society, attracting international stars to perform with it.
While still an undergraduate, Stanford was appointed organist of Trinity College, Cambridge. In 1882, aged 29, he was one of the founding professors of the Royal College of Music, where he taught composition for the rest of his life. From 1887 he was also the professor of music at Cambridge. As a teacher, Stanford was sceptical about moder… Go to person page >
Display Title: Hallelujah! Praise God in His Holy TempleFirst Line: Hallelujah! Praise God in his holy templeTune Title: [Hallelujah, Praise God in his holy temple]Author: Charles Villiers Stanford, 1852-1924Scripture: Psalm 150Date: 2012Subject: Alleluias | ; Church Year | Easter; Doxologies | ; Elements of Worship | Call to Worship; Elements of Worship | Gathering; Elements of Worship | Praise and Adoration; God's | Deeds; God's | Goodness; God's | Greatness; God's | Power; Hymns of Praise | ; Joy | ; Music and Musicians | ; Musical Instruments | ; Occasional Services | Christian Marriage; Occasional Services | Dedication / Consecration / Anniversary; People of God / Church | Witnessing; Temple | ; The Creation | ; Unity and Fellowship | ; Year C, Easter, 2nd Sunday |