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Composer: Maitre Pierre (1562)
Published in 8 hymnals

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Composer: Maitre Pierre

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Tune Information

Title: GENEVAN 97
Composer: Maitre Pierre (1562)
Incipit: 56117 11671 65516
Key: C Major/D Major
Source: Genevan 97;Genevan Psalter, 1562
Copyright: Public Domain


Jehovah Reigns as King

God Reigns: Let Earth Rejoice!

Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart

Rejoice, O pure in heart,
rejoice, give thanks, and sing;
your festal banner wave on high,
the cross of Christ your King.

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First published in the 1562 edition of the Genevan Psalter, GENEVAN 97 is set in the Ionian mode (major) and consists of four long lines (with some internal repetition) and a coda-like final phrase. The harmonization (1985) is by Dale Grotenhuis (PHH 4). This tune bears spirited singing with full accompaniment but should not be rushed.

--Psalter Hymnal Handbook, 1988



Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #97
Text: God Reigns: Let Earth Rejoice!
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Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Psalms for All Seasons #97B

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Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #97

Trinity Psalter Hymnal #97A

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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