Praise the Spirit in Creation

Author: Michael Hewlett

Michael Edward Hewlett (b. 1916; d. 2000) was ordained in England as an Anglican priest in 1949, and served several parishes as curate, vicar, or parish priest. For most of his career he was vicar in the diocese of Exeter. He was author of about seventy hymn texts and contributed to many hymnals in the UK and North America. Emily Brink Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Praise the Spirit in creation
Title: Praise the Spirit in Creation
Author: Michael Hewlett
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7
Language: English
Copyright: Permission granted by Oxford Univeristy Press (from "English Praise")

Tune

JULION

David Hurd (b. Brooklyn, NY, 1950) composed JULION in 1974. The harmony is rich (up to six parts with the descant) and well suited to a rich, smooth organ sonority, including strings. The descant is difficult and will need rehearsing, but it can be effectively sung by a choir or played by instrument…

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FINNIAN


Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #588

Hymnal 1982 #506

Hymnal 1982 #507

Hymnal Supplement 1991 #751

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #588

Lift Up Your Hearts #236

Rejoice in the Lord #383

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #645

RitualSong #609

Singing the Faith #14

The New English Hymnal #142

Together in Song #415

With One Voice #682

Worship (3rd ed.) #477

Worship (4th ed.) #542

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