Praise The Lord, Ye Lands

Praise the Lord, ye lands

Author: Dewey Westra (1931)
Tune: ASCENDING KING
ONE LICENSE: 832734
Published in 5 hymnals

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Author: Dewey Westra

Dewey D. Westra (b. Holland, MI, 1899; d. Wyoming, MI, 1979) was a dedicated educator, writer, and musician who faithfully served the Christian Reformed Church. He attended Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Wayne State University in Detroit. In the 1920s and 30s he was a Christian school Principal in Byron Center and Detroit, Michigan. During the 1940s he was involved in various ventures, including becoming a diesel instructor for the Ford Motor Company. After 1947 he became a principal again, serving at Christian schools in Sioux Center, Iowa; Randolph, Wisconsin; and Walker, Michigan. Westra wrote poetry in English, Dutch, and Frisian, and translated poetry into English from Dutch and Frisian. He arranged many songs and composed… Go to person page >

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First Line: Praise the Lord, ye lands
Title: Praise The Lord, Ye Lands
Author: Dewey Westra (1931)
Meter: 5.5.5.5.5.5 D
Language: English
Copyright: © 1976 Faith Alive Christian Resources

Tune

ASCENDING KING


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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