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WHOLE WORLD

Tune Information

Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 55353 1565
Key: F Major
Source: Negro spiritual

Texts

He's Got the Whole World in His Hands

He's got the whole world in his hands.
He's got the whole world in his hands.
He's got the whole world in his hands.
He's got the whole world in his hands.

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Notes

WHOLE WORLD is characterized by one recurring melodic and rhythmic motif. The tune is intended for unison singing and possibly some solo singing (for example, on st. 4-5), with light accompaniment on guitar or piano. Try singing some stanzas unaccompanied, clapping on beats two and four. --Psalter Hymnal Handbook, 1987

Instances

Instances (1 - 29 of 29)
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African American Heritage Hymnal #150

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Ancient and Modern #656

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #306

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #346

Christian Science Hymnal #492

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #819

Hymns and Psalms #25

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Hymns for a Pilgrim People #51

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Hymns of Promise #26

Hymns of Truth & Light #97

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Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #411

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Lift Every Voice and Sing II #217

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Lift Up Your Hearts #26

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #328

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Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #457

Sing and Rejoice! #34

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Sing Joyfully #43

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Sing With Me #26

Singing the Faith #536

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Small Church Music #889

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Songs for Life #198

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The Celebration Hymnal #586

The Covenant Hymnal #682

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The Cyber Hymnal #2336

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The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #344

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The Worshiping Church #518

Total Praise #143

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Worship and Rejoice #80

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #70

Include 9 pre-1979 instances
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