Jubile kantas mia kor'

Jubile kantas mia kor'

Author: W. J. Downes
Tune: FESTUS
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: W. J. Downes

An English Congregationalist minister, Downes was a professor of Hebrew and Old Testament at Western College in the University of Bristol (UK), a member of the board of KELI, and a member of the Esperanto Academy, as well as a member of the editorial committee that produced Adoru Kantante. 44 of his works appeared in AK, and 36 in Adoru. Particularly noteworthy for the quantity and quality of his original hymn texts in Esperanto. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jubile kantas mia kor'
Author: W. J. Downes
Publication Date: 1971
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1971.

Tune

FESTUS

FESTUS is an abridgement of a tune published in Johann A. Freylinghausen's (PHH 34) Geistreiches Gesangbuch (1704) as a setting for "O du Hüter Israel." The shortened tune was first published in the Bristol Tune Book (1863). The tune title presumably honors Festus, the Roman procurator of Judea (Ac…

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