O Sing a New Song

O sing a new song to the Lord, Sing to the Lord all the earth! (Wright)

Author (refrain): Hal H. Hopson; Author: Helen L. Wright (1983)
Tune: [O sing a new song to the Lord] (Hopson)
Published in 5 hymnals

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Author (refrain): Hal H. Hopson

Hal H. Hopson (b. Texas, 1933) is a prolific composer, arranger, clinician, teacher and promoter of congregational song, with more than 1300 published works, especially of hymn and psalm arrangements, choir anthems, and creative ideas for choral and organ music in worship. Born in Texas, with degrees from Baylor University (BA, 1954), and Southern Baptist Seminary (MSM, 1956), he served churches in Nashville, TN, and most recently at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas. He has served on national boards of the Presbyterian Association of Musicians and the Choristers Guild, and taught numerous workshops at various national conferences. In 2009, a collection of sixty four of his hymn tunes were published in Hymns for Our Time:… Go to person page >

Author: Helen L. Wright

Helen L. Wright (b. 1927) wrote the refrain for the Psalter Task Force of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), for which she served as chair. A native of Baltic, Ohio, Helen Wright is a graduate of the College of Wooster with a B.A. degree in English. For some years she served as treasurer and bookkeeper for her husband's medical corporation. She is an organist for the Presbyterian Church of Coshocton, Ohio, a position she has held for twenty-four years. Wright served on the Advisory Council for discipleship and worship of the United Presbyterian Church U.S.A. prior to the reunion of 1983. --The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion, 1993 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O sing a new song to the Lord, Sing to the Lord all the earth! (Wright)
Title: O Sing a New Song
Author: Helen L. Wright (1983)
Author (refrain): Hal H. Hopson
Refrain First Line: O sing a new song to the Lord
Copyright: Refrain © 1986 Hope Publishing Company; Stanzas © 1986 Helen L. Wright

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Instances

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Chalice Hymnal #748

Text InfoAudio

Glory to God #639

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #677

Psalms for All Seasons #96H

The Presbyterian Hymnal #217

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