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ROBERT (Grotenhuis)

ROBERT (Grotenhuis)

Composer: Dale Grotenhuis (1985)
Published in 2 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Dale Grotenhuis

Dale Grotenhuis (b. Cedar Grove, WI, 1931; d. Jenison, Mi, August 17, 2012) was a member of the 1987 Psalter Hymnal 1987 Revision Committee, and was professor of music and director of choral music at Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa, from 1960 until he retired in 1994 to concentrate on composition. Educated at Calvin College; Michigan State University, Lansing; and Ohio State University, Columbus; he combined teaching with composition throughout his career and was a widely published composer of choral music. He also directed the Dordt choir in a large number of recordings, including many psalm arrangements found in the 1959 edition of the Psalter Hymnal. Before coming to Dordt, Grotenhuis taught music at Christian high schools in Washin… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ROBERT (Grotenhuis)
Composer: Dale Grotenhuis (1985)
Meter: Irregular
Key: D Major/F Major
Copyright: © Dale Grotenhuis

Texts

The Fruit of the Spirit

The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,
patience, kindness, goodness,
faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.
This is the fruit of the Spirit.

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Notes

Dale Grotenhuis composed ROBERT in 1985 as a setting for this text in the Psalter Hymnal. The tune is named after Grotenhuis's second son. A simple but effective chorus, it should not be rushed.

--Psalter Hymnal Handbook

Timeline

Instances

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Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #224

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With Heart and Voice #43

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