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Praise the Lord! Praise, O Servants

Praise the LORD! Praise, you servants of the Lord

Versifier: Marjorie Jillson (1970)
Tune: LAUDATE PUERI
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Versifier: Marjorie Jillson

Marjorie Jillson was born in 1931 in Detroit and graduated from the College of Wooster, Ohio (B.A. in Religion, 1953). She was employed in various secretarial positions by the U.S. Government, Washington, D.C. She returned to Detroit and worked as a dental secretary (1973-1980) until she became ill. A member of Grosse Point Memorial Presbyterian Church, Jillson wrote the texts for Three Simple Melodies (1972) and Five Hymns (1973). The music for both collections was composed by Zimmermann. --The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion, 1993  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Praise the LORD! Praise, you servants of the Lord
Title: Praise the Lord! Praise, O Servants
Versifier: Marjorie Jillson (1970)
Language: English
Copyright: Text and music © 1973, Concordia Publishing House. Used by permission.; From Five Hymns, copyright 1973 by Concordia Publishing House. Used by permission.

Tune

LAUDATE PUERI

LAUDATE PUERI was composed by Heinz Werner Zimmermann (b. Freiburg, Germany, 1930), a widely published composer of music written in a jazz-influenced style. LAUDATE PUERI is intended for unison singing, and, like the other church works by Zimmermann, it features some vocal syncopations contrasted by…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymnal Supplement 1991 #833
Hymnal Supplement II #17
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #225
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #177Text InfoTune InfoAudio
Rejoice in the Lord #123
Sing and Rejoice!: new hymns for congregations #93
The Worshiping Church #38Audio
Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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