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The Song of Triumph

Representative Text

1 Soon may the last glad song arise
Through all the millions of the skies;
That song of triumph which records
That all the earth is now the Lord's.

2 Let thrones and powers and kingdoms be
Obedient, mighty God, to Thee;
And over land and streams and main
Wave Thou the sceptre of Thy reign.

3 O that the anthem now might swell,
And host to host the triumph tell,
That not one rebel heart remains;
But over all the Saviour reigns!

Source: The Church Hymnal: containing hymns approved and set forth by the general conventions of 1892 and 1916; together with hymns for the use of guilds and brotherhoods, and for special occasions (Rev. ed) #274

Author (attributed to): B. H. Draper

Draper, Bourne Hall, born at Cumnor, near Oxford, in 1775, and educated for the Baptist Ministry at the Bristol Academy, under the Rev. Dr. J. Rylands. He was pastor of the Baptist Church at Chipping Norton 1804, and subsequently at Southampton, where he d. Oct. 12, 1843. See note on his hymn," Ye Christian heroes, go, proclaim," p. 1296, ii. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Soon may the last glad song arise
Title: The Song of Triumph
Author (attributed to): B. H. Draper (1816)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

MIGDOL


GROSTETTE


DUKE STREET

First published anonymously in Henry Boyd's Select Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1793), DUKE STREET was credited to John Hatton (b. Warrington, England, c. 1710; d, St. Helen's, Lancaster, England, 1793) in William Dixon's Euphonia (1805). Virtually nothing is known about Hatton, its composer,…

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The Cyber Hymnal #6249
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Instances

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The Baptist Hymnal #513

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The Cyber Hymnal #6249

The Harmonia Sacra #69A

The New Harp of Columbia, Restored Edition #34b

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