Hallelujah! Praise Ye God!

Hallelujah, Praise ye God!

Author: Dewey Westra (1931)
Tune: GENEVAN 150
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Dewey Westra

Dewey D. Westra (b. Holland, MI, 1899; d. Wyoming, MI, 1979) was a dedicated educator, writer, and musician who faithfully served the Christian Reformed Church. He attended Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Wayne State University in Detroit. In the 1920s and 30s he was a Christian school Principal in Byron Center and Detroit, Michigan. During the 1940s he was involved in various ventures, including becoming a diesel instructor for the Ford Motor Company. After 1947 he became a principal again, serving at Christian schools in Sioux Center, Iowa; Randolph, Wisconsin; and Walker, Michigan. Westra wrote poetry in English, Dutch, and Frisian, and translated poetry into English from Dutch and Frisian. He arranged many songs and composed… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hallelujah, Praise ye God!
Title: Hallelujah! Praise Ye God!
Author: Dewey Westra (1931)
Meter: 7.7.7.7.8.7.7.8
Language: English
Copyright: © 1976 Faith Alive Christian Resources

Tune

GENEVAN 150

GENEVAN 150 was first published in the 1562 edition of the Genevan Psalter. Dale Grotenhuis (PHH 4) harmonized the tune in 1985. Demonstrating how well they were in tune with the musical changes of the mid-sixteenth century, the Genevan musicians chose the Ionian mode (major) for this great doxology…

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