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Sovereign Most Holy

Author: Lawrence A. Wik

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Text Information

First Line: Sovereign most holy, Lord of might and splendor
Title: Sovereign Most Holy
Author: Lawrence A. Wik (2013)
Meter: 11.11.11.5
Language: English
Notes: This music may be reproduced and used in worship from http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/sovereign-most-holy
Copyright: © 2013 Lawrence A.Wik

Tune

HERZLIEBSTER JESU

Partially based on earlier melodies (including the Genevan tune for Psalm 23), HERZ LIEBSTER JESU was composed by Johann Crüger (PHH 42) and published in his Neues vollkömliches Gesangbuch (1640). Johann S. Bach (PHH 7) used the tune in both his St. Matthew Passion and St. John Passion, and variou…

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