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Praise the Lord with the Sound of Trumpet

Praise the Lord with the sound of trumpet

Author: Natalie Sleeth (1975)
Tune: PRAISE THE LORD (Sleeth)
Published in 12 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI
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Author: Natalie Sleeth

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Text Information

First Line: Praise the Lord with the sound of trumpet
Title: Praise the Lord with the Sound of Trumpet
Author: Natalie Sleeth (1975)
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Copyright: © 1976, Hinshaw Music, Inc.


Scripture References:
st. 1-2 = Ps. 148 Ps.150

Somewhat similar to Francis of Assisi's "All Creatures of Our God and King" (431) and Herbert Brokering's "Earth and All Stars" (433), this text is a wonderful catalog of things, times, and places. All instruments and all occasions can be used to sing our praise to the Lord. Note that God's praise is warranted not only in the good times but also in "the time of sorrow" or in "the peace and quiet" (st. 2).

Natalie Sleeth (PHH 317) wrote both text and tune of this fine praise hymn in 1975 when she worked with church school children and a junior choir at Highland Park United Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas. "Praise the Lord" was one of twelve hymns published in Sleeth's Sunday Songbook (1976). It is also available separately as a choral anthem.

Liturgical Use:
As the text suggests, "praise the Lord anytime and anywhere" and "everywhere in every way"!

--Psalter Hymnal Handbook



PRAISE THE LORD is a stirring tune in rounded bar form (AABA). It may be sung in unison throughout or, as is true with so many of Sleeth's compositions, as a two-part round. The keyboard extension should be played each time the hymn is sung in canon. The accompaniment, preferably on piano, should pr…

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Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Catholic Book of Worship III #571

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #169

Common Praise (1998) #309

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #26

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #169

Text InfoTune InfoAudio

Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #569

Sing the Faith #2020

Songs for Life #32

The Book of Praise #466

The Covenant Hymnal #32


The Faith We Sing #2020

Tune Info

Voices United #245

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