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Composer: Richard Hillert (1975)
Published in 36 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Richard Hillert

Richard Hillert was born in Granton, Clark County, Wis., on March 14, 1923. There he attended parochial and public schools and later enrolled at Concordia Teachers College (now Concordia University Chicago), River Forest, where he received the Bachelor of Science degree in Education. He served as teacher and music director for parishes in St. Louis, Mo., Wausau, Wis., and Chicago and Westchester, Ill. He received both the Master of Music and the Doctor of Music degrees in composition from Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill. His teachers included Matthew Nathaniel Lundquist, Anthony Donato, Alan Stout, Arrand Parsons, Emil Nolte, and John Ohl. He studied composition with the Italian composer, Goffredo Petrassi, at Aaron Copland’s Berks… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Richard Hillert (1975)
Meter: Irregular with refrain
Key: D Major
Copyright: © 1975, 1988 by Richard Hillert. admin. OCP



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Music Supplement II: The United Methodist Hymnal: Alternate Harmonizations Edition
    Composer/Editor Robert C. Bennett
    Published By: Abingdon Press (1993) pp. 61

Organ Solo

  • Laudate! Volume 3: Organ Music Based on the 100 Most Popular Hymns in Worship III and Gather
    Composer/Editors James W. Kosnik; Charles Callahan
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1996) pp. 5
  • This Is the Feast: Including On Eagle's Wings / Shepherd Me, O God
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1996) pp. 3, 15


Instances (1 - 36 of 36)

Breaking Bread (Vol. 39) #569

Catholic Book of Worship III #396

Christian Worship (1993) #265

Christian Worship #938

Common Praise (1998) #242

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #359

Gather (3rd ed.) #520

Gather Comprehensive #429

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #458

Text InfoAudio

Glory to God #513

Hymnal Supplement II #68

Hymnal #476

Journeysongs (2nd ed.) #428

Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #424


Lift Up Your Hearts #845

Moravian Book of Worship #238

One in Faith #834

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #446

Renew! Songs and Hymns for Blended Worship #199

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #618

RitualSong #583


Sing! A New Creation #262

Singing the New Testament #254

The Book of Praise #246

The Covenant Hymnal #574

The Hymnal 1982 #417

The Presbyterian Hymnal #594


The United Methodist Hymnal #638

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #130

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement II #60

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement II #61

Voices United #904

Worship (3rd ed.) #458

Worship (4th ed.) #515

Worship and Rejoice #315

Worship Supplement 2000 #799

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