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Peoples, Clap Your Hands!

Peoples, clap your hands! Shout to God with joy

Paraphaser: Joy F. Patterson (1989)
Tune: GENEVAN 47
Published in 3 hymnals

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Paraphaser: Joy F. Patterson

Joy F. Patterson (b. 1931), of Wassau, Wisconsin, is an elder in the Presbyterian Church who has written many texts and tunes; twenty-nine are collected in Come, You People of the Promise (Hope Publishing, Co., 1994); another collection, Teach Our Eyes New Ways of Seeing, was published in 2005 (Selah). Patterson has enjoyed a varied career as a French professor, homemaker, and claim representative for the Social Security Administration. Sing! A New Creation Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Peoples, clap your hands! Shout to God with joy
Title: Peoples, Clap Your Hands!
Paraphaser: Joy F. Patterson (1989)
Meter: 10.10.10.10.10.10
Language: English
Copyright: © Joy F. Patterson, 1990. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Tune

GENEVAN 47

GENEVAN 47 was first published in the 1551 edition of the Genevan Psalter, which was supervised by Louis Bourgeois (PHH 3); Claude Goudimel (PHH 6) harmonized it in the tenor in 1564. Restored to its exciting original rhythms in this edition of the Psalter Hymnal, this tune could well serve as the m…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
Text InfoAudio

Glory to God #261

The Book of Praise #31

The Presbyterian Hymnal #194

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