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How blessed is this place, O Lord

Author: Ernest Edwin Ryden

Ernest Edwin Ryden is a distinguished Lutheran clergyman who has been a life-long student of hymns. At present he is pastor of Emanuel Lutheran Church in North Grosvenordale, Connecticut. This is the latest of a long series of services he has rendered in the Lutheran Church. For twenty-seven years he was editor of "The Lutheran Companion," the official organ of the former Augustana Lutheran Church. His contributions to hymnody were many. He was a member of the Committee which created the Augustana Hymnal of 1925 to which he contributed eight original hymns and translations. He was co-editor of the Junior Hymnal for which he wrote a number of hymns. He was secretary of the committee which prepared the Service Book and Hymnal. Here again he h… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How blessed is this place, O Lord
Author: Ernest Edwin Ryden
Language: English
Copyright: Sts. 1-3 © Board of Publication, Lutheran Church in America; St. 4 © 1958 Service Book and Hymnal

Tune

LOB SEI DEM ALLMÄCHTIGEN GOTT


SOLOTHURN


O WALY WALY

O WALY WALY is a traditional English melody associated with the song "O Waly, Waly, gin love be bony," the words of which date back at least to Ramsay's Tea Table Miscellany (1724-1732), and as the setting for a folk ballad about Jamie Douglas. It is also well known in the Appalachian region of the…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Common Praise (1998) #301
Lutheran Worship #327
Worship (3rd ed.) #710
Worship (4th ed.) #894
Include 9 pre-1979 instances



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