O sing with loud and joyful song

O sing with loud and joyful song

Author: James Vila Blake
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: James Vila Blake

Blake, James Vila. (Brooklyn, New York, January 21, 1842--April 28, 1925, Chicago, Illinois). He graduated from Harvard College in 1862 and from Harvard Divinity School in 1866, and served Unitarian churches in Massachusetts and Illinois, his last and longest pastorate being at Evanston, Illinois, 1892-1916. Author of a number of books. He shared with W.G. Gannett and F.L. Hosmer in the compilation of the first edition of Unity Hymns and Chorals, (1880), which included his hymn, "Father, Thou art calling, calling to us plainly," included also in The New Hymn and Tune Book, 1914, and in Hymns of the Spirit, 1937. the latter book also includes his hymn of the church universal, "O sing with loud and joyful song." --Henry Wilder Foote, DN… Go to person page >

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First Line: O sing with loud and joyful song
Author: James Vila Blake


[O sing with loud and joyful song] (51525)


O JESU first appeared in an organ collection, Sammlung alter und neuer Melodien evangelischen Lieder (1747), compiled by Johann B. Reimann for use with texts found in the Hirschberger evangelischen Gesangbuch (1741). Often attributed to Reimann, the tune was set to "O Jesu, warum legst du mir so vie…

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Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #420

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Services for Congregational Worship #445

The New Hymn and Tune Book #d323

Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d314

Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d207

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Unity Services and Songs #22

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