Lord, When You Came to Jordan

Lord, when You came to Jordan

Author: Brian A. Wren (1979)
Tune: GENEVAN 130
Published in 1 hymnal

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Source: Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #71
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Author: Brian A. Wren

Wren is an internationally published hymn writer. He was ordained in Britain’s United Reformed Church and holds BA and PhD degrees from Oxford University. In 2000 he was appointed the first John and Miriam Conant Professor of Worship at Columbia Theological Seminary in Atlanta. © The Cyber Hymnal™. Used by permission. (www.hymntime.com) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord, when You came to Jordan
Title: Lord, When You Came to Jordan
Author: Brian A. Wren (1979)
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: Copyright © 1983 by Hope Publishing Company, Carol Stream, IL 60188. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Tune

GENEVAN 130

GENEVAN 130 was first published in the 1539 edition of the Genevan Psalter. The 1564 harmonization by Claude Goudimel (PHH 6) originally placed the melody in the tenor. GENEVAN 130 is a Dorian tune consisting of four long lines in which the rhythm of line 3 is a fitting contrast to the repeated rhyt…

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