689. When the Morning Stars Together

Text Information
First Line: When the morning stars together
Title: When the Morning Stars Together
Author: Albert F. Bayly (1966, alt.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 8.7.8.7.D
Scripture: 2 Chronicles 5:13-14; Job 38:7; Psalm 150:3-5; Ephesians 5:19-20; Colossians 3:16-17
Topic: Dedication and Stewardship; Music and the Arts; Praise
Language: English
Copyright: © 1966 Oxford University Press
Tune Information
Name: WEISSE FLAGGEN
Meter: 8.7.8.7.D
Key: B♭ Major
Source: German melody; Harm. Tochter Sion, 1741


Text Information:

Opening with imagery from Job 38:7, this text celebrates the role of music in worship from earliest times to the present. It is set to a German tune that may have originated as a folk melody. The tune name, German for “white flags,” comes from one of the early texts set to it.


Media
Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
More media are available on the tune authority page.




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