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[Praise God with the sound of trumpet]

[Praise God with the sound of trumpet]

Composer: J. Jefferson Cleveland (1981)
Published in 12 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: J. Jefferson Cleveland

Judge Jefferson Cleveland (1937-1986) was one of the most important scholars and editors of African-American congregational song of the 20th century. Along with Verogla Nix, he edited what is arguably the most groundbreaking collection of African-American song in the last half of the 20th century, Songs of Zion (1981/1982). Lutheran hymnologist Marilyn Stulken provides a biographical sketch of Cleveland’s life and accomplishments. Born in Georgia, Cleveland graduated from Clark College (Atlanta), Illinois Wesleyan University and received his doctorate in education from Boston University. He served on the faculty of three historically black Christian colleges: Claflin College (South Carolina), Langston University (Oklahoma), and Ja… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: J. Jefferson Cleveland (1981)
Meter: Irregular
Key: D Major
Source: Traditional
Copyright: © 1981 J. Jefferson Cleveland


Praise Ye the Lord

Praise ye the Lord, Hallelujah! Everybody praise the Lord.

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Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #872

Text InfoAudio

Glory to God #633


Lift Up Your Hearts #563

Presbyterian Hymnal #258


Psalms for All Seasons #150B

Psalms for All Seasons #150G

Sing With Me #48


Sing! A New Creation #32

The Covenant Hymnal #39

The Covenant Hymnal #861

The Faith We Sing #2010

Voices United #874

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