Mighty Man, Why Boast of Evil?

Mighty man, why boast of evil?

Tune: GENEVAN 77
Published in 1 hymnal

Text Information

First Line: Mighty man, why boast of evil?
Title: Mighty Man, Why Boast of Evil?
Meter: D
Source: The Book of Psalms for Singing, 1973; alt.
Language: English
Copyright: Used by permission of Crown and Covenant Publications



GENEVAN 77 was first published in the 1551 edition of the Genevan Psalter as a setting for Psalm 86. It was set to Psalm 77 in the 1562 edition. Claude Goudimel (PHH 6) composed the harmonization in 1564. GENEVAN 77's many repeated phrases make it memorable; it is in Hypo-Dorian mode. The plaintive…

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