Composer: Carl Schalk

Dr. Carl Flentge Schalk (born 1929) is a noted Lutheran composer, author, and lecturer. Between 1965 and 2004 he taught church music at Concordia University Chicago. During this time he guided the development of the university's Master of Church Music degree, which has since graduated more than 140 students. Schalk was a member of the Inter-Lutheran Commission on Worship, which produced Lutheran Book of Worship in 1978. He was also the editor of the journal Church Music from 1966 to 1980. Additionally, he is a member of the Music Advisory Committee of Concordia Publishing House and of the board of directors of Lutheran Music Program, the parent organization of the Lutheran Summer Music Academy and Festival. Schalk graduated in 1952 from… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Carl Schalk (1983)
Incipit: 34553 12342 34536
Key: C Major
Copyright: Copyright © 1983 by G.I.A. Publications, Inc. Chicago, Illinois. All rights reserved.


God of the Sparrow

God of the sparrow
God of the whale
God of the swirling stars
How does the creature say Awe
How does the creature say Praise

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A New Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #57
Chalice Hymnal #70
Common Praise (1998) #414
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #740
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #22Text InfoAudio
Hymnal Supplement 1991 #831
Hymnal Supplement II #38
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #32
Hymns of Truth & Light #98
Mil Voces para Celebrar: Himnario Metodista #37
Moravian Book of Worship #462
Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #485
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #272
The New Century Hymnal #32
The United Methodist Hymnal #122Audio
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #229
Worship (4th ed.) #577
Worship and Rejoice #29
찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship: the Korean-English Presbyterian hymnal and service book #59
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