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Let All Creation Dance

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Source: Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #539
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Author: Brian A. Wren

Brian Wren (b. Romford, Essex, England, 1936) is a major British figure in the revival of contemporary hymn writing. He studied French literature at New College and theology at Mansfield College in Oxford, England. Ordained in 1965, he was pastor of the Congregational Church (now United Reformed) in Hockley and Hawkwell, Essex, from 1965 to 1970. He worked for the British Council of Churches and several other organizations involved in fighting poverty and promoting peace and justice. This work resulted in his writing of Education for Justice (1977) and Patriotism and Peace (1983). With a ministry throughout the English-speaking world, Wren now resides in the United States where he is active as a freelance lecturer, preacher, and full-time h… Go to person page >

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First Line: Let all creation dance
Title: Let All Creation Dance
Author: Brian A. Wren (July 1989)
Meter: 6.6.6.6.4.4.4.4
Language: English
Copyright: Words from "Piece Together Praise" © 1996 Hope Publishing Co. for the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand and by Stainer & Bell Ltd for allother territories

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DARWALL

Composed by John Darwall (b. Haughton, Staffordshire, England, 1731; d. Walsall, Staffordshire, England, 1789), DARWALL'S 148TH was first published as a setting for Psalm 148 in Aaron William's New Universal Psalmodist (1770) with only soprano and bass parts. The harmonization dates from the ninete…

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ST. JOHN (13355)


CREATION’S SONG


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