Composer: Maitre Pierre (1562)
Published in 9 hymnals

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Composer: Maitre Pierre

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Title: GENEVAN 105
Composer: Maitre Pierre (1562)
Incipit: 13451 76551 65312
Key: D Major
Source: Genevan 105;Genevan Psalter, 1562
Copyright: Public Domain


Unto the Lord Lift Thankful Voices

Adjatok hálát az Istennek

Trumpet the Name! Praise Be to Our LORD!

Trumpet the Name! Praise be to our LORD!
Cry out the good news of his great deeds.
Sing from your hearts, play songs for him.
Chant through the world God's acts of might.
Let all who seek the LORD rejoice,
give thanks to God with heart and voice.

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GENEVAN 105 was first published in the 1562 edition of the Genevan Psalter as a setting for Theodore de Beze’s versification of Psalm 105. Howard Slenk (PHH 3) composed the harmonization in 1985. Another sturdy tune from Calvin's psalter, GENEVAN 105 is in Ionian mode (major) and consists of six lines, each pair of which has the same rhythmic pattern.

The optional repeat of musical line 4 in stanza 7 permits the narration of the plagues in Egypt. The repetition will help the congregation yearn for deliverance from that musical phrase–giving them a taste of how the Hebrew people must have felt! The complete psalm may be sung antiphonally. Sing the tune with much vigor and with a majestic tempo.

--Psalter Hymnal Handbook, 1988



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
Text InfoTune InfoScoreAudio

Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #105


Small Church Music #7239

Trinity Psalter Hymnal #105B

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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