109. Blest Be the God of Israel (Song of Zechariah)

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Text Information
First Line: Blest be the God of Israel
Title: Blest Be the God of Israel (Song of Zechariah)
Author: Michael A. Perry (1973, alt.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D
Scripture: Luke 1:68-79
Topic: Christian Year: Nativity/Christmas; Christian Year: Epiphany; Jesus Christ: Birth
Language: English
Copyright: © 1973 The Jubilate Group (admin. Hope Publishing Company)
Tune Information
Name: MERLE’S TUNE
Composer: Hal H. Hopson (1983)
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D
Key: G Major or modal
Copyright: © 1983 Hope Publishing Company


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This 20th-century British paraphrase of the Song of Zechariah (Luke 1:68–79) broadens the implications of what John the Baptist’s father says in order to affirm that God’s work is ongoing. The tune is named for the composer’s oldest sister, who was his first piano teacher.


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