ALLELUIA NO. 1 (Fishel)

Composer: Donald Fishel

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Tune Information

Title: ALLELUIA NO. 1 (Fishel)
Composer: Donald Fishel (1971)
Incipit: 55112 31123 44321
Key: E Major
Copyright: © 1973, International Liturgy Publications


CHURCH STREET has an ABA form with the A line being the antiphon or refrain. Also well known as ALLELUIA NO.1, CHURCH STREET is a simple but effective folk-like tune.

Sing without pauses between the refrain and its stanzas. The setting is for harmony singing on the refrain and unison singing on the stanzas. See Hymnal 1982 for a setting in the key of E with descant and piano accompaniment. Try using this hymn as an acclamation with the gospel reading during the Easter season: each Sunday during that season sing the refrain, a different stanza, and the refrain again. Make sure organ accompaniment is light; other instruments such as guitar, piano, and flute also work well.

--Psalter Hymnal Handbook, 1988



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A New Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #18

Ancient and Modern #197

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #31

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #170

Breaking Bread (Vol. 39) #568

Catholic Book of Worship III #383

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #196

Christian Worship (1993) #154

Common Praise (1998) #405

Common Praise #136

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #8

Complete Mission Praise #30

El Himnario #166

El Himnario Presbiteriano #166

Gather (3rd ed.) #524

Gather Comprehensive #443

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #462

Glory and Praise (3rd. ed.) #313

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Glory to God #240

Hymnal Supplement 1991 #746

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #80

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #S.3

Hymns of Promise #178

Journeysongs (2nd ed.) #439

Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #413

One and All Rejoice #215

One in Faith #620

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #435

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Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #402

Renew! Songs and Hymns for Blended Worship #271

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #620

RitualSong #581

Santo, Santo, Santo #189

Sing and Rejoice! #3

Sing With Me #129

Singing Our Faith #132

Singing the Faith #295

Songs for Life #173

Songs of Fellowship #6

The Book of Praise #260

The Celebration Hymnal #359

The Covenant Hymnal #246

The Hymnal 1982 #178

The Presbyterian Hymnal #106


The United Methodist Hymnal #162

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #14

The Worshiping Church #240

Together in Song #390

Voices United #179


With Heart and Voice #103

With One Voice #671

Worship (3rd ed.) #441

Worship and Rejoice #291

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #201

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