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CGA198 The King of Glory

The King of Glory

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Here we have a practical setting of the familiar hymn tune TRURO that combines children's and adult choirs. The text is based on Psalm 24 and is equally suitable for use during the Advent season or on Palm Sunday when nearly all children's choirs participate in the worship service. Further, it is written so that all ages of choirs could participate. The hymn tune is punctuated by the powerful dialogue from the Psalm: 'Who is the King of Glory' The Lord of hosts, He is the King of Glory!' This ties very well the Psalm ideas to Weissel's paraphrase, and then the closing stanza concludes with a personal response ? to open the portals of one's heart. Another feature of the anthem s that the entire congregation can join in the singing at the appropriate places by either singing directly from the hymnal or by printing the words in a bulletin (permission is granted). The work can, of course, be used as an anthem, or as an elaborated congregational hymn in addition to another 'anthem' for the day.

 

Voicing: Unison or SATB

 

Composer: T. Williams; Psalmodia Evangelica, 1789

 

Arranger: Austing C. Lovelace

 

Text: Georg Weissel (1590-1635), tr. Catherine Winkworth (1827-1878)

 

Scripture: Psalm 24

 

Season: Ordinary, All Saints Day Lectionary: Year B - Season after Pentecost - Proper 10 (15) Year B - Season after Pentecost - All Saints Day


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