Praise, O Praise Our God and King

Author or Translator: William J. Cleveland

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First Line: Hopi ye; Wakaŋtaŋka
Title: Praise, O Praise Our God and King
Original Language: English
Author or Translator: William J. Cleveland
Language: Dakota
Refrain First Line: Towaoŋṡida, eciŋ
Publication Date: 1951
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1951.

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MONKLAND

The tune MONKLAND has a fascinating if complex history. Rooted in a tune for the text "Fahre fort" in Johann A. Freylinghausen's (PHH 34) famous hymnal, Geistreiches Gesangbuch (1704), it then was significantly altered by John Antes (b. Frederick, PA, 1740; d. Bristol, England, 1811) in a Moravian m…

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