[O Lord, our Lord, how excellent is thy name] (Smallwood)

[O Lord, our Lord, how excellent is thy name] (Smallwood)

Arranger: Stephen F. Key; Composer: Richard Smallwood
Published in 5 hymnals

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Arranger: Stephen F. Key

A native of Washington D. C., Stephen Key is a composer, arranger, and performer. He writes and arranges for the group Steve Key & Company. He is also the Founder and President of StepKey Music. He serves on the musical staff of Third Street Church of God, Asbury United Methodist Church (Washington, DC), and Alfred Street Baptist Church (Alexandria, VA). He graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore and works as a Computer Specialist. Go to person page >

Composer: Richard Smallwood

Richard Smallwood (born 30 November 1948 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American Gospel music artist who formed The Richard Smallwood Singers in 1977 in Washington, DC. Biography Richard graduated cum laude from Howard University with degrees in both vocal performance and piano, in addition to graduate work in the field of ethnomusicology. Smallwood was a member of The Celestials, the first gospel group on Howard University's campus. That group was the first gospel act to appear at Switzerland's Montreux Jazz Festival. Richard was also a founding member of Howard's first gospel choir. Smallwood's recording career began in 1982 with the album The Richard Smallwood Singers. The album spent 87 weeks on Billboard's Gospel chart. Its followup… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Arranger: Stephen F. Key
Composer: Richard Smallwood
Meter: 11.11
Key: d minor
Copyright: © 2000 GIA Publications, Inc.


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