Lord, I Will Sing with Rapturous Rejoicing

Lord, I will sing with rapturous rejoicing

Author: Dewey Westra (1931)
Tune: GENEVAN 101
Published in 1 hymnal

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: Lord, I will sing with rapturous rejoicing
Title: Lord, I Will Sing with Rapturous Rejoicing
Author: Dewey Westra (1931)
Meter: 11.11.10.4
Language: English
Copyright: © 1976 Faith Alive Christian Resources

Tune

GENEVAN 101

GENEVAN 101 was first published in the 1551 edition of the Genevan Psalter. Claude Goudimel (PHH 6) harmonized the tune in 1564. Like most of Goudimel's harmonizations, the melody was originally in the tenor. The Psalter Hymnal Revision Committee changed some of the bass notes to provide first inver…

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Psalter Hymnal (Blue) #197

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