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To God Compose a Song of Joy

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Author: Ruth C. Duck

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Text Information

First Line: To God compose a song of joy
Title: To God Compose a Song of Joy
Author: Ruth C. Duck (1986)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: © Ruth Duck. Used by permission.

Tune

KEDDY


RICHMOND (Haweis)

RICHMOND (also known as CHESTERFIELD) is a florid tune originally written by Thomas Haweis (PHH 270) and published in his collection Carmina Christo (1792). Samuel Webbe, Jr., adapted and shortened the tune and published it in his Collection of Psalm Tunes (1808). It was reprinted in 1853 in Webbe's…

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AZMON

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) adapted AZMON from a melody composed by Carl G. Gläser in 1828. Mason published a duple-meter version in his Modern Psalmist (1839) but changed it to triple meter in his later publications. Mason used (often obscure) biblical names for his tune titles; Azmon, a city south of C…

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Timeline

Instances

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Christian Science Hymnal #590

New Wine In Old Wineskins #60

The New Century Hymnal #36

The Presbyterian Hymnal #219

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