Now Let Us All With One Accord

Author: Gregory the Great

Gregory I., St., Pope. Surnamed The Great. Was born at Rome about A.D. 540. His family was distinguished not only for its rank and social consideration, but for its piety and good works. His father, Gordianus, said to have been the grandson of Pope Felix II. or III., was a man of senatorial rank and great wealth; whilst his mother, Silvia, and her sisters-in-law, Tarsilla and Aemiliana, attained the distinction of canonization. Gregory made the best use of his advantages in circumstances and surroundings, so far as his education went. "A saint among saints," he was considered second to none in Rome in grammar, rhetoric, and logic. In early life, before his father's death, he became a member of the Senate; and soon after he was thirty and ac… Go to person page >

Translator: James Quinn

James Quinn (b. Glasgow, Scotland, April 21, 1919; d. Edinburgh, Scotland, April 8, 2010) was a Roman Catholic Jesuit priest who was ordained in 1950. As a consultant for the International Commission on English in the Liturgy, sparked by Vatican II, he has exerted influence far beyond his native Scotland. A collection of his hymn texts is available from Selah Publishing company. Sing a New Creation Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Now let us all with one accord, In company with ages past
Title: Now Let Us All With One Accord
Author: Gregory the Great
Translator: James Quinn
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: Sing Glory (Jubilate Hymns, 1999)
Language: English
Copyright: © Geoffrey Chapman

Tune

BOURBON

A pentatonic (five-pitch) folk tune from the southern United States, BOURBON fits well with the penitential text of Psalm 38. The tune calls for unison singing, with accompaniment providing a firmly articulated rhythm. Like many pentatonic tunes, when unaccompanied it can be sung in canon after eith…

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EX MORE DOCTI MYSTICO


BOWER LANE


Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Common Praise (1998) #172

Hymnal Supplement 1991 #738

Moravian Book of Worship #339

Scripture Song Database #2058

Sing Glory #148

The Hymnal 1982 #146

The Hymnal 1982 #147

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