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To God, Ye Choir Above, Begin

To God, ye choir above, begin

Author: Philip Skelton
Tune: ST. PAUL (Chalmers' Collection)
Published in 6 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 To God, ye choir above, begin
A hymn so loud and strong,
That all the universe may hear,
And join the grateful song.

2 Sing him, ye distant worlds and suns,
From whence no traveling ray
Hath yet to us, through ages past,
Had time to make its way.

3 Whate'er ye are, where'er ye dwell,
Ye creatures great and small,
Adore the wisdom, praise the power,
That made and governs all.

4 From all the boundless realms of space,
Let loud hosannas sound;
Loud send, ye wondrous works of God,
The grateful concert round.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #349

Author: Philip Skelton

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Text Information

First Line: To God, ye choir above, begin
Title: To God, Ye Choir Above, Begin
Author: Philip Skelton
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #8492
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #8492

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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