Upp, min tunga, att lofsjunga

Translator: G. Ollon

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Translator: Johan Olof Wallin

Johan Olaf Wallin was born at Stora Tuna, in 1779, and early displayed his poetical powers. In 1805, and again in 1809, he gained the chief prize for poetry at Upsala. In the latter year he became pastor at Solna; here his ability as a preacher was so striking that he was transferred to Stockholm, in 1815, as "pastor primarius," a title for which we have no exact equivalent. In 1818 he was made Dean of Westeras, and set about the task of editing a revised hymn-book for the whole of Sweden. This task he completed in 1819, and published it as, Den Swenska Psalmboken, af Konungen gillad och stadfästad (The Swedish hymn-book, approved and confirmed by the King). To it he contributed some 150 hymns of his own, besides translations and recasting… Go to person page >

Author: Venantius Honorius Clementianus Fortunatus

Fortunatus, Venantius Honorius Clementianus, was born at Ceneda, near Treviso, about 530. At an early age he was converted to Christianity at Aquileia. Whilst a student at Ravenna he became almost blind, and recovered his sight, as he believed miraculously, by anointing his eyes with some oil taken from a lamp that burned before the altar of St. Martin of Tours, in a church in that town. His recovery induced him to make a pilgrimage to the shrine of St. Martin, at Tours, in 565, and that pilgrimage resulted in his spending the rest of his life in Gaul. At Poitiers he formed a romantic, though purely platonic, attachment for Queen Rhadegunda, the daughter of Bertharius, king of the Thuringians, and the wife, though separated from him, of Lot… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Upp, min tunga, att lofsjunga
Translator: G. Ollon
Translator: Johan Olof Wallin
Author: Venantius Honorius Clementianus Fortunatus
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

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UPP, MIN TUNGA

UPP, MIN TUNGA was published anonymously in the 1697 edition of the Swenska Psalmboken in dotted rhythms rather than the present isorhythmic form (all equal rhythms). A bar form (AAB) tune, UPP, MIN TUNGA consists of three long lines. Avoid turning the initial phrases of these lines into choppy phra…

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Nya Psalmisten: sånger för allmän och enskild uppbyggelse #82Page Scan
Soendagsskol-Bok, innehallande, Liturgi, Laesordning, och Sanger #d285
Söndagsskolbok: innehållande liturgi och sånger för söndagsskolan (Omarbetad uppl.) #59Page Scan
Svenska Psalm-Boken af År 1819: förenad med Koral-bok och Svenska messan med körer för sopran-, alt-, tenor- och basröster #106
Svenska Psalm-Boken af År 1819: förenad med Koral-bok och Svenska messan med körer för sopran-, alt-, tenor- och basröster #106b
Svenska Soendagsskolans Saangbok Utgifven af Oesterns Soendagsskolfoerening #d295
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